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Child Development Associate

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Negative TB test required; twenty four hours of approved and documented continuing education is required annually.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S01355P
Position Title Child Development Associate
Functional Title Education - Preschool Area
Department Callier Ctr Communication
Salary Range $26,688.00 - $29,000
Pay Basis Monthly
Position Status Regular full-time
Location Dallas
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 11/06/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Desired Start Date 10/23/2017
Job Summary

Provide assistance in the provision of developmental program activities for young children focusing on the infant/toddler age group.

Minimum Education and Experience

Sixty college credit hours and a valid TX driver’s license; or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience totaling at least two years.

Preferred Education and Experience

Three plus years of experience providing preschool and education; knowledge of preschool age development; Child Development Associate credentials; knowledge of NAEYC accreditation criteria and/or HighScope teaching approach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with educational activities in an appropriately designed preschool setting; assist with planning and implementing child centered learning experiences in a team taught, developmentally appropriate preschool with hearing impaired children; participate in mainstreaming activities with special populations as designated; provide informational feedback to parents as requested; other duties as assigned.

Physical Activities
Working Conditions
Additional Information

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

Special Instructions Summary

Negative TB test required; twenty four hours of 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)

  2. From your viewpoint, what are an infant teacher's most important responsibilities?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

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