|Position Type||Civil Service|
|Classification Title||Child Development Associate|
|Position's Functional Title||School Age/Preschool Child Development Associate|
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|Position End Date (if temporary)|
The School Age/Preschool Child Development Associate, along with the Lead Teacher, is responsible for the school age group of children all year, for the Before and After Care Program in addition to School Age Summer Camp. During August through May, the Child Development Associate will be expected to help in the other classrooms as part of the essential responsibilities when school aged children are in their district schools. The incumbent will also be responsible for getting the school age children from school buses and following through with the assigned responsibilities each day.
(This is an unionized position. Salary starts at the base and is determined based on education and experience exceeding the minimum qualifications, in accordance to the collective bargaining agreement).
REQUIRED: DOCUMENTATION CONFIRMING HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION OR EQUIVALENT MUST BE ATTACHED FOR CONSIDERATION OF THIS POSITION, COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE SUBSTITUTED (See “Special instructions to applicants” section below).
1. Possession of credentials required by Illinois Department of Children and Family Services for employment as a Child Care Worker in a licensed child care facility. The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services required credentials can be reviewed at:
2. As of September 30, 2017, all teachers, assistants, and aides are required to have an Illinois Early Childhood Education Credential Level 1. **PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF THE ILLINOIS EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CREDENTIAL LEVEL 1 IN THE FIELD MARKED AS “CERTIFICATION/PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.”
Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Type of Search||External|
|Quicklink for Posting||https://employment.govst.edu/postings/5856|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
1: Documentation confirming High School completion or equivalent or College/University Transcripts.
2: Online Application – Must be fully completed, include all dates of employment, employment status (full-time or if part-time, include percentages), job duties and responsibilities (full details).
3: Cover Letter.
5: A list of three Professional References.
6: Early Childhood Education Credentials.
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Note: Must be received by the closing date of this posting.
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