Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc. (Plaza) is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on school readiness for children zero to five years of age. Developmentally appropriate services are provided for children from low income families, zero to five years of age. Plaza de la Raza currently serves over 1,620 children and their families.
Summary of duties
The Assistant Teacher receives general supervision from the Site Supervisor. Assists classroom teaching staff in providing a safe, high quality-responsive, nurturing care to infant and toddlers that is respectful of the child’s development. Provides assistance with implementing individualized learning experiences and evidence based best practices to support children’s growing social, emotional, physical and cognitive competencies that support school readiness goals. Assist in completing basic records and shares information with teachers regarding children’s progress. Establishes and maintains positive and productive partnerships with families based on mutual trust and respect. Complies with Head Start Performance Standards, Community Care Licensing, State and Agency’s policies and procedures.
Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field; at least six (6) semester units of infant and toddler development coursework and must possess a California Child Development Center Permit or Child Development Teacher Permit.
Two (2) years of experience in a classroom setting or combination.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
The employee may frequently lift and/or move a minimum of 25 pounds up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Plaza offers the 401(k) Profit-Sharing Plan to eligible employees to accumulate saving for retirement while benefiting from favorable tax treatment. Other benefits include: Annual leave, personal /sick days, leave of absence, holidays, and bereavement leave.
Applicants interested in the position must complete Plaza de la Raza employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Applicants may obtain an employment application from Human Resources department located at 13300 Crossroads Parkway North, #440, City of Industry, CA 91746 or may download the application from the Careers section at www.plazadelaraza.info.
Applicants must submit a complete application packet to the Human Resources Department, via email or by regular mail to:
Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.
Human Resources Department
13300 Crossroads Parkway N., #440
City of Industry, CA 91746
Employment application packets must include all of the following documentation:
*Only complete application packets will be considered for the screening and selection process.