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Child Development Assistant - Preschool Floater

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Requires negative TB test, fingerprinting; approved and documented continuing education is required annually.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S01168P
Position Title Child Development Assistant - Preschool Floater
Functional Title Child Development Assistant - Preschool Floater
Department Callier Ctr Communication
Salary Range $22,684-$28,000 DOQ
Pay Basis Hourly
Position Status Regular full-time
Location Dallas
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 09/06/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date
Job Summary

Provide assistance in the provision of developmental program activities for young children.

Minimum Education and Experience

High School diploma or GED.

Preferred Education and Experience

Previous child care experience; or equivalent combination of education & experience to total at least two years; a valid TX driver’s license;

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with educational activities in an appropriately designed preschool setting; assist with planning & implementing child centered learning experiences in a team taught, developmentally appropriate preschool w/hearing impaired children; participate in mainstreaming activities with special populations as designated; provide informational feedback to parents as requested; other duties as assigned:
May use: Computer, IPOD, IPad; Basic kitchen appliances and utensils; Classroom toys and supplies; Broom/mop/cleaning supplies

Physical Activities
Working Conditions
Additional Information

Provide care & developmentally appropriate experiences for preschool children; maintain a safe & appropriate learning environment; work collaboratively with team members in planning & implementing activities; document observations of individual child development; provide daily verbal & written communication to parents.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Must be able to: Sit, stand, lift (up to 40 pounds); stoop; squat; climb; run; bend; push/pull; hold; reach; twist; turn; walk; stretch; get up/down from the floor and child sized furniture; Provide consistent visual/auditory/proximity supervision of children and environment; Move quickly; Multi-task; Handle demands of children, colleagues and parents; Be patient; Have constant mental alertness and agility; Have a positive outlook; Have emotional stability

Environmental Conditions

May be Exposed to: Chemicals; Smells/bodily fluids; Illness/contagious disease; Hot and cold temperatures/UV/Sun; Noise; Crying; Messy supplies and busy classrooms; Florescent lighting

Special Instructions Summary

Requires negative TB test, fingerprinting; approved and documented continuing education is required annually.

Important Message

1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).

2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your specific experience working with infants, toddlers, or preschoolers. What was the setting? What were your responsibilities?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Employment Preference - Form DD-214