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Del Valle Independent School DistrictChild Care Provider Applicant Pool (2019-2020)

Del Valle Independent School District

Child Care Provider Applicant Pool (2019-2020) (813)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleChild Care Provider Applicant Pool (2019-2020)
Posting ID813
Description

Primary Purpose:

Plan and implement all aspects of an educationally enriched child care program that is developmentally, individually and culturally appropriate for enrolled infants and toddlers.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

High School diploma or GED (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency)

NCLB Certification Required within the first 90 days of employment

Current Child Development Associate (CDA) or obtain within the first year of employment

Current CPR and First Aid Certification or obtain within the first month of employment

Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50) paid by employee.

 

Required Experience:

Two (2) years' experience working with young children

 

Knowledge/Skills:

Developmental stages of infants, toddlers, and pre-school children

Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals in a professional manner

Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Proficient skills in organization, typing, file maintenance, computers, and software programs, including word processing, spreadsheet, database and graphics

Knowledge of Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) minimum standards for child care

  

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

 

Professionalism

The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community. 

  • Rule §247.1 Purpose and Scope; Definitions
  • Rule §247.2 Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators

Instructional Planning and Delivery

The provider works to improve instructional planning and delivery through activities such as the following:  

  • Develop and implement weekly/daily lesson plans while following the suggested classroom schedule.
  • Assist each child to develop their fullest potential in the areas of social-emotional, physical-cognitive development to infants, toddlers or pre-school children.
  • Educate parents in a positive manner to gain successful parenting skills.
  • Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.
  • Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment, and maintain a neat/orderly classroom.
  • Maintain a classroom environment that is developmentally appropriate and meets CDC standards and expectations.  

Monitoring Student Progress

The provider works to monitor student progress in the following ways:  

  • Implement program objectives that support developmental, behavioral and academic student performance.
  • Keep informed of special needs or problems of individual students.
  • Serve as a positive role model for children and support the mission of DVISD.
  • Supervise students throughout school day, inside and outside classroom. This includes playroom, bus, and playground duty.
  • Conduct parent/teacher conferences each semester as needed.  

Classroom Management and Organization

The provider works to improve the classroom, school or organization through activities such as the following:  

  • Keep a daily parent sign-in sheet.
  • Maintain accurate student portfolios and record developmental growth.
  • Ensure accurate records on Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Meal Count record log.
  • Keep a sanitized, safe, neat and orderly classroom.  

Qualities of Effective Child Care Providers

The provider works to improve the classroom, school or organization through activities such as the following:  

  • Demonstrate competency, good judgment and self-control with infants and toddlers when performing assigned duties.
  • Attend a minimum of 30 annual training hours in early childhood and licensing standards.
  • Report suspected child abuse, neglect and exploitation to Child and Protective Services and center director within the required timeline.
  • Complete licensing documents as needed (accident reports, medication logs, etc.)
  • Participate in faculty meetings and special events as assigned.
  • Participate in District and campus staff development programs that improve job related skills.
  • Keep informed of and comply with state, District, and school regulations, including daily attendance, punctuality and confidentiality.
  • Use effective communication skills with students, parents and District personnel.
  • Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job.  

Supervisory Responsibilities:   

  • Supervise children at all times.

Equipment:

 

Wheelchair lift, ramp, computer, copier, printer, fax, audiovisual equipment, laminating machine, telephone, adaptive equipment, oxygen gauges, and other equipment applicable to the position.

 

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:  

  • Frequent exposure to: Work indoors and outdoors in varying climate conditions (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination and vibration.
  • Work with frequent interruptions and maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing and pulling, regular lifting of students.
  • Biological exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.  

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$15.00 - $18.22 Days / Hourly
LocationChild Development Center

Applications Accepted

Start Date04/16/2019

Job Contact

NameScott WilleTitleCDC Director
Emailscott.wille@dvisd.netPhone(512) 386-3727