Building a secure and hopeful today so children facing health issues and poverty succeed tomorrow. That's the promising of The Children's Place Association.
Our Early Learning Center provides early childhood services for medically complex and special needs children ages 6 months to 5 years. The program is designed to manage the unique problems of these children, such as infections, undernourishment, developmental delays and psychological issues. To address these issues, the program offers specialized services including case management; physical, occupational, language and speech therapies; and on-site nursing care.
The teacher provides direct care to children in a group setting as assigned by the team leader in the classroom, including writing assessments of children, participating in staffing and writing lesson plans.
· Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development Associate (CDA) credential required. CDA credential must be specific to Pre-K (ages 3 to 5), as appropriate for the assigned classroom.
· Minimum of one year of professional experience working with young children in a child-care setting required.
· Certifications in Infant/Child CPR, First Aid and Caring for the Mildly Ill Child preferred.
· Bilingual (English/Spanish) written and verbal communication skills preferred.