Teacher, Children's Center - North Campus
PRIMARY FUNCTION: To educate young children ages six weeks to five years
utilizing current child development theories and practices. Establish a
culture to support learning and sustain an environment which promotes the
social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children.
Essential Job Functions:
Develops educational curriculum and provides stimulating and
developmentally appropriate activities which support the developmental
level of each child.
Observes, maintains documentation through anecdotal records, assesses
children's development, and assists in creating individualized lesson
plans to meet those needs.
Guides, trains and supports teacher assistants, volunteers and field
service student participants in performing related work and hands-on
knowledge of child development and child care techniques.
Employs verbal and written communication to convey essential information
to parents, students and colleagues.
Works in collaboration with the Child Development/Early Childhood
Remains current in child development theories and practices by attending
workshops, training and college classes.
Additional Job Functions:
Maintains a safe environment by daily inspections of classrooms and
Inventories and identifies necessary material and supplies for classrooms.
Attends community functions, building a partnership with children and
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of child development theories and practices based on the
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP)
Knowledge of child care minimum standards of Texas
Knowledge of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for
children entering the public school system
Knowledge of resources within the community to accommodate the needs of
children and families
Knowledge of anti-bias curriculum and multicultural education
Ability to demonstrate the College values
Ability to pass a background check with fingerprint identification and a
Ability to prepare individualized lesson plans to meet the developmental
needs of each child in all areas of development including essential
academic knowledge and skills.
Ability to develop and maintain a rapport with parents and students by
counseling, consulting and educating.
Ability to create a positive, hospitable environment which promotes
collaboration between the laboratory school and families.
CDA or 12 college hours in early childhood education, child development,
elementary education, and/or early childhood special education)
Associate or bachelor's degree in child development or closely related
Two years of experience in an early childhood setting
Three years of experience in an NAEYC-accredited center
Required Licenses/Certifications (within the first two weeks of
Current Adult, Child, and Pediatric AED/CPR/First Aid Certificate
Food Handler Certificate
Potential exposure to bodily fluids (urine, feces, blood, emesis, mucus,
Harmful chemicals, such as bleach and household cleaners
Lifting up to 50 pounds of force
Walking, standing, sitting, and/or bending
Moving/rearranging furniture and area rugs
Moving outdoor play equipment (trikes, tarps, etc.)
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
Note: The duties of this position require a physical presence at the
assigned on-site work location during unrestricted operations with very
limited or no opportunity for remote work arrangements
Salary Grade: 15
Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal
year. See Salary Schedule
Requisition Number: req2953
Posting Close Date: 6/25/2021
If you need assistance with the application process, please contact the
Cornerstone Support Team at 281-998-6387, option 3, or email
Note: Due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to
follow-up with every applicant individually. If your qualifications meet the
requirements for the position, and you are selected for an interview, we will
contact you. You can review your application status by logging into the
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