Child Care Provider I, Eccles Lab School (Part Time)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Child Care Provider I, Eccles Lab School (Part Time)
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Manager
Department Eccles Lab School (School of Humanities & Soc Sci)-2F4
Requisition Number P17062
Position Type Replacement
Job Category Part-Time Staff - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Starting Salary $9.86 - $10.85
Job Open Date 08/09/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

Provide part time care and education for the children in the Eccles Lab School.
Establish and maintain a safe, healthy environment.
Plan and direct classroom and playground activities.
Prepare weekly lesson plans.
Set-up the classroom for the daily activities.
Support and promote the children’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical development.
Assess the development of children to establish individual goals for each child and incorporate activities that can support the development of these goals on a daily basis. Observe and record children’s developmental behavior. Exhibit understanding of principles of child growth and development.
Mentor and work closely with all lab students to model correct teaching techniques.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Establish productive relationships with families, including parent teacher chats.
Ensure cleanliness and the general upkeep of the classroom and playground.
Develop strategies to manage effective program operations.
Complete all needed documentation that pertains to classroom needs.
Maintain a commitment to professionalism.
Attend monthly staff meeting and in-service.
Assist in the writing of newsletters.
Adhere to Utah’s State Licensing and NAEYC Accreditation standards.
Other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in a NAEYC Accredited Program
Earned Associates Degree or higher in Early Childhood Development or related field (ECD, FHS, El Ed, or Sp Ed)
3 years classroom experinece.

Minimum Qualifications

Be at least 18 years of age.
1 year of Early Childhood coursework equal to 12 credit hours or an earned CDA-Required.
Have experience in the job assigned and can provide succesful work experience documentation.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Be able to read and write English and understand and follow the policies of the Eccles Lab School Staff Handbook.
Demonstrate the literacy skills needed to care for children and respond to emergencies.
Exhibit social maturity, physical endurance and emotional stability required to take charge of a group of preschool children.

Not have been convicted of any crimes against or related to children. Provide evidence of current, negative TB test, health evaluation, child care food handler’s permit, CPR and First Aid certificate, and complete a criminal background screening.
Provide two references from persons (other than family members) who can vouch for applicant’s integrity, emotional stability and suitability to work with children.
Be prepared to receive a minimum of 20 hours of documented in-service training per year.

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Be dependable.
Follow through on directions from supervisor.
Work independently.
Take initiative.
Resolve problems and conflicts in professional manner.
Relate and communicate effectively with a variety of personalities.

Special Instructions

All part time staff at the Eccles Lab School are hired on a semester by semester basis determined by performance and needs of the Lab School. Part time staff work only the days that the college holds classes and finals. This position is approximately 25-29 hours per week. There is no opportunity for full-time positions.

At the time of application a position may not be open. Applicants meeting the basic requirements will be held for consideration when a position does become available.

Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Non-Exempt

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is your personal philosophy regarding how young children learn best?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * The Eccles Lab School is open 6:45am-5:00pm. What hours are you available to work?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * At the time you submit an application a position may not be open. If we currently do not have positions available, would you be interested in being a substitute teacher until a position opens?
    • YES
    • NO
  6. * Do you have experience working in an office environment? If so, please describe your experience and the related skills you possess.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  3. Letters of Reference
  4. Other Doc
  5. Transcripts