|Step 1||Step 10||Step 2||Step 3||Step 4||Step 5||Step 6||Step 7||Step 8||Step 9|
|Salary Range 15||$2202||$3195||$2289||$2361||$2461||$2558||$2672||$2786||$2912||$3048|
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The EARLY CHILDHOOD ASSOCIATE TEACHER provides a child development program for children in a preschool and/or extended day-care center or other child development facility. The Instructor provides a program that promotes physical and intellectual growth of children and offers opportunities for practicum, research, and observation experience for students and faculty. Some positions in this class may supervise but are not statutorily excluded from collective bargaining.
This is a single classification and not currently part of a series of classes.
Employees in this class have on-site responsibility for the daily routines of a geographically separate facility or are responsible for a classroom or activity area within a larger facility.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class have regular daily contact with children to provide developmental learning experiences, recreation and care, and regular contact with parents of children when parents deliver and pickup children and during conferences to discuss the growth and progress of the child and the goals and activities of the center. They have regular contact with assistants, to direct and assist them in working with young children. There is occasional contact with practicum students and volunteers to guide and direct them in working with young children.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from a child care coordinator or director of child care services. Employees in this class work independently and are responsible for planning and implementing a developmental child care curriculum. Work is reviewed through observation and discussion for conformance to agency policies and procedures and to center philosophy. Staff and planning meetings afford opportunities for discussion of long range and developmental child care goals. Records and lesson plans are periodically reviewed to ensure that child care and developmental goals are being met. State and Federal laws and regulations relating to child care providers and agency and child care center policies and procedures serve as guidelines to employees in this class.