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Position InformationJob Title TEACHER/LAB INST-HLG CHILD CARE CENTER (ALL AGES)
Position Status Full Time Classification Title Classified-12 m-Level III Work Location Main Campus- 3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX Job Summary
The Teacher/Lab Instructor (All Ages) will be the substitute teacher in the event of a teacher's absence at either of the Midland College Children's Centers. Responsibilities when substituting in classrooms include the implementation of a developmentally appropriate early childhood classroom curriculum, and the total daily physical care of young children ages 4 months to 5 years. Teachers/Lab Instructors are responsible for the supervision in the classroom of lab students, work-study students, and collaboration with faculty in the implementation of college credit course lab assignments given to students of CDEC, psychology, and nursing. Classroom assignments are based on center needs. Teacher/Lab Instructors may be re-assigned to any classroom where needed.
High school diploma or GED- verification required within 30 days of employment Must be at least 18 years of age Computer knowledge including iPads Good reading, writing, and oral communication skills and ability to communicate positively with coworkers, parents and children Proficient in the English language Must successfully pass an FBI fingerprint check and criminal history background check Employee is required to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification within 90 days of hire Must possess a valid Texas Driver License, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College's insurance policy
Recent experience working in a licensed child care facility or early childhood program Current CPR and First Aid Certification Knowledge of health and safety standards, appropriate classroom management and curriculum Knowledge of ages and stages of development of children ages 4 months to 5 years of age Knowledge of Texas Health and Human Services, Child Care Licensing (CCL) Minimum Standards
Substitute for any classroom teacher when there is an absence at the Helen L. Greathouse Children's Center or the Children's Center at Manor Park Know, implement, and adhere to the Texas Health and Human Services, Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards, Workforce Solutions Permian Basin Child Care Services criteria, Midland College Children's Center policies, and Midland College policies Dependability in attendance, adherence to all time policies, positive job attitude, cooperative with parents, children, and staff, flexibility, willingness to accept change, and keep up with the current trends in the field of early childhood development Work collaboratively with co-teacher to implement developmentally appropriate classroom management, curriculum planning, interact and supervise children, including routines, feeding, and diapering Use appropriate guidance techniques and positive communication with children, parents, and staff on a daily basis Maintain up-to-date children's records, release, and emergency forms Light daily cleaning of classroom environment, disinfecting, changing linens and doing light laundry Train and supervise work-study students, part-time employees, and lab students Responsible for recording children's progress through observation, written assessments, using Teaching Strategies Gold and developing children's portfolios Assist with parent conferences in the Fall and Spring of each year to communicate progress, as requested Implement CCL health and safety standards, including keeping classroom clean and orderly for fire and health standards inspections Complete 30 clock hours of early childhood training annually to meet CCL guidelines Employee may be required to participate in staff development activities such as Texas School Ready! Project or other training's as requested Other duties as assigned
Must be in good physical health, energetic, nurturing, and patient
Must be able to lift children up to 40 pounds to change diapers, assist with potty training, walking, bending, standing, stooping, reaching, squatting down, stretching, sitting on the floor, rising up from low chairs or when sitting on the floor, and must be able to participate with children on the playground
Ethical behavior, security sensitive work, team oriented, cooperation with coworkers, secure work environment, confidentiality required
All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.
Min Salary $2,488.42 per month Max Salary $2,488.42 per month Pay Statement
Posting Detail InformationPosting Number P01079S2016
Open Date 04/18/2023 Position Available Immediately Special Instructions to Applicants
All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application and resume.
If a specified closing date is not listed on the posting, there is a required minimum posting period of five business days.
In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination and as required by law, Midland College does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the College does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant's job qualifications, experience, and abilities.Supplemental Questions
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