Infant / Toddler Associate Teacher - Project

CSB Connect   Concord, CA   Full-time     Education
Posted on October 26, 2021
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Infant/Toddler Associate Teacher - Project

Salary: $32,702.16 - $39,749.76 Annually
The Position
Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit 
The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau is announcing an employment opportunity to fill vacancies in a full-day childcare and education program serving approximately 2500 infants and young children and their families throughout the County. These positions assist in planning, organizing and conducting a full-range of developmentally appropriate activities for children ages 0 – 3 enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. Infant/Toddler Associate Teachers will be assigned in a team-teaching model under lead direction of the Infant/Toddler Teacher. These positions require the ability to establish a nurturing classroom environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of infants, toddlers and young children in cooperative involvement with their families.


Typical Tasks


  • Supports the Teacher-Project in organizing and maintaining a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive learning environment; ensuring a healthy, safe, clean environment both inside and out of the facility
  • Provides nurturing routines such as diapering, dressing and feeding infants and toddlers
  • Assists toddlers with toilet training and development of self-help skills
  • Supervises sleeping infants and toddlers
  • Supports the Teacher-Project in collaborating with parents, building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation; and communicating verbally and in writing as approved by the Teacher-Project
  • Assists the Teacher-Project in monitoring and maintaining all appropriate records, documents and files, submitting reports in a timely and accurate manner as required while following confidentiality guidelines
  • Supports the Teacher-Project in screening and portfolio assessment within required time frames and uses assessment to plan developmentally appropriate group and individualized activities
  • Supports the Teacher-Project in implementing appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Models conflict resolution and problem solving for adults and children
  • Models appropriate professional behavior to other instructional staff'
  • Facilitates open and effective, professional oral and written communication with families, staff and children
  • Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development
  • Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required
  • Reports unusual incidents to supervisors as required
  • Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations
  • Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program


Minimum Qualifications

Education: Possession of 12 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses and three (3) units in Infant/Toddler Care and Education, or an Associate degree or higher in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university which includes  three (3) units in Infant/Toddler Care and Education.
Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Associate Teacher Temporary County Certificate (CCC AT TCC).
Other Requirements: As required by law all appointees must successfully pass a physical examination, fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances.