Substitute-Child Care Assistant & Early Childhood Lab Assistant

  • Coast Community College District
  • Costa Mesa, CA, USA
  • Feb 06, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Other Administrative Positions

Job Description

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Substitute-Child Care Assistant & Early Childhood Lab Assistant

Coast Community College District


Salary: $22.60 Hourly

Job Type:

Job Number: Sub-ChildCareAsst Early 2023

Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Definition


DEFINITION:The Substitute - Child Care Assistant and Early Childhood Lab Assistant assists in providing care for infant to preschool aged children. The Substitute supports in the implementation of instructional and developmentally age appropriate activities that support in the development of the whole child. The OCC Campus has two facilities, Children's Center and EC Lab School, that Supports Student services and the Instructional Departments.

Definition:
Under general supervisor, substitute employees perform a variety of work in support of a college or district program or office.

Non-academic, non-classified substitute: vacancy employees are appointed temporarily when recruiting to fill a permanent position. Non-academic, non-classified substitute: no vacancy employees replace classified employees who are temporarily absent from duty.
Non-academic, non-classified substitute employees are not part of classified service. Non-academic, non-classified substitute employees are at-will employees, have no entitlement rights to any position in the District. Substitute employment shall not result in the displacement of Classified personnel.

Substitute non classified employees who are appointed temporarily while the District is recruiting for the permanent position may not exceed 130 working days within a fiscal year (July 1 - June 30).
Substitute non classified employees who are temporarily replacing a classified employee may not exceed 160 working days within a fiscal year (July 1 - June 30).
*Retired CalPERS Annuitants: may not exceed 960 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30)*

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

  • Assists with planning and implementation of daily activities based on children's needs and interest.
  • Assists in maintaining order by observing and focusing the activities and behaviors of the children in group activities.
  • Assumes responsibilities for groups of infants, toddlers, or preschool age children.
  • Maintains health and safety standards per OSHA regulations, Title 22, and Title 5 such as but not limited to hygiene, handwashing, nutrition.
  • Performs light housekeeping and child maintenance duties such as but not limited to cleaning, disinfecting, washing, sanitizing toys, surfaces, mats, cribs, bedding.
  • Develops positive relationships with parents and staff. Maintains a professional work environment. Maintains confidentiality of private information processed or received during the course of performing assigned duties.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned that support the objective of the position.
  • Required to abide by all District policies and procedures including Board Policy 3050 - Code of Professional Ethics.



Qualifications and Physical Demands


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience
The position requires the equivalent of a high school diploma. Experience working with
infants, toddlers, or preschool children or equivalent environment and successful completion of
minimum childcare licensing standards. Or, any combination of education and experience
which would provide the required equivalent qualifications for the position.

Knowledge and Skills
The knowledge required will vary depending on the nature of the assignment.

Abilities
The abilities required will vary depending on the nature of the assignment.

Physical Abilities
The physical abilities required will vary depending on the nature of the assignment.

Licenses and Certificates
12 semester post secondary units or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or
child development completed at an accredited or approved college or university, and at least
six months of work experience in a licensed day care center or comparable group child care
program, or at least 6 semester units as described above and agree to be enrolled in at least 2
units each semester until the 12 units requirements is met, or possession of a Children's Center
permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Preparation and Licensing.
Possession of, or eligibility for, a Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate.
Possession of, or eligibility for a valid Pediatric First Aid Certificate issued by an approved
agency (i.e. American Red Cross, American Heart Association, National Safety Council).
May require a first-aid certificate. May require a valid driver license.

Additional Requirements
Current Tuberculosis (TB) test. Physical examination. Fingerprint check through appropriate agencies such as the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Show proof of immunization against influenza, pertussis, and measles. If a person meets all other requirements for employment but needs additional time to obtain and provide his or her immunization records, the person may be employed conditionally for a maximum of 30 days upon signing and submitting a written statement attesting that he or she has been immunized as required. A person is exempt from the requirements of immunization against influenza, pertussis, and measles only under any of the following circumstances:

1. The person submits a written statement from a licensed physician declaring that because of
the persona's physical condition or medical circumstances, immunization s not safe.
2. The person submits a written statement from a licensed physician providing that the person
has evidence of current immunity to the diseases described.
3. The person submits a written declaration that he or she has declined the influenza
vaccination. This exemption applies only to the influenza vaccine.


Work Conditions
Work is performed indoors and at time outdoors where some exposure exists to communicable diseases.

Conditions of Employment

Non-academic, non-classified substitute: vacancy employees are appointed temporarily when recruiting to fill a permanent position. Non-academic, non-classified substitute: no vacancy employees replace classified employees who are temporarily absent from duty. Salary Placement ES-109 (Salary Schedule)

Non-academic, non-classified substitute employees are not part of classified service. Non-academic, non-classified substitute employees are at-will employees, have no entitlement rights to any position in the District. Substitute employment shall not result in the displacement of Classified personnel.

Substitute non classified employees who are appointed temporarily while the District is recruiting for the permanent position may not exceed 130 working days within a fiscal year (July 1 - June 30).

Substitute non classified employees who are temporarily replacing a classified employee may not exceed 160 working days within a fiscal year (July 1 - June 30).
*Retired CalPERS Annuitants: may not exceed 960 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30)*

Employment is contingent upon verification of employment history, background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the CCCD Board of Trustees. Short term/temporary assignments do not offer fringe benefits or pay for holidays or time not worked.

The hours of work and effective date of employment will be arranged with the supervisor. Please note that early evening availability is desirable.

  • Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
  • The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910)
  • The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individual's interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Application materials must be electronically submitted on-line at http://www.cccd.edu/ employment. Incomplete applications and application materials submitted by mail will not be considered.

Additional Information


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
To be considered for employment you must submit a complete application packet. A complete application packet includes:

  1. A complete Coast Community College District Online Employment Application.
  2. A current Resume (uploaded as a separate attachment - PDF recommended)
  3. Answers to ALL Supplemental Questions, if any (please provide clear and detailed responses, where applicable, as they will be carefully evaluated to determine the most qualified candidate(s) to be invited for an interview; please do not paste your resume, put "see resume" or "N/A", or leave blank).


Candidates will also be responsible for all travel expenses if selected for an interview, the Coast Community College District does not reimburse for candidate travel expenses.

Disability Accommodations
If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714) 438-4714.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is on file and will be provided upon request.



Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Coast Community College District is committed to employing qualified administrators/managers, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. We are committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity, and equal consideration for all qualified candidates. The District does not discriminate unlawfully in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

The Coast Community College District is a multi-college district that includes
Coastline College, Golden West College, and Orange Coast College. The three colleges offer programs in transfer, general education, occupational/technical education, community services, and student support services.

Since its founding in 1947, the Coast Community College District has enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading community college districts in the United States. Governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees, the Coast Community College District plays an important role in the community by responding to the needs of a changing and increasingly diverse population.

Coast Community College District Title IX:

https://www.cccd.edu/employees/hr/title9/Pages/Staff-and-Faculty-Resources.aspx

This direct link 2023 Coast Community College District Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Download PDF reader) is the 2023 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Coast Colleges. The crime statistics for calendar years 2020, 2021, and 2022 were submitted to the U.S. Department of Education as required under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. A hard copy can be provided from one of the Campus Safety Offices. Please contact any of the Campus Safety Offices for any questions regarding the report.



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