Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Early Childhood Teacher in San Diego, California

Job Description

Early Childhood Teacher

Job Category: Technical & Professional

Department: Alexa's PLAYC

Facility: Autism Discovery Institute - Kearny Mesa

Schedule: Full time - Benefits Eligible

Shift: Days

Hours: 9-6

Req Number: 48159.4

Job Details:

JOB SUMMARY:

Alexa's PLAYC (Playful Learning Academy for Young Children) is an integrated, early education program that includes typically developing children, as well as children at risk for autism/pervasive developmental disorders ages 18 months - 5 years. Under general supervision, provides quality care to children in a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment. Within the program's daily schedule, ensures each child has the opportunity to create, explore, and learn problem solving and critical thinking skills through self-initiated and teacher-directed activities. Our programs offer inclusion services to children with autism. Understands and implements naturalistic intervention strategies to assist children with special needs in interacting with peers and developing communication and social skills, and coordinating efforts with other teachers and staff in the classroom. Ensures that the center meets or exceeds governing regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or equivalent

Per the CA Community Care Licensing board, Transcripts for Bachelor's Degree must be provided

3 years of experience

Current BLS/CPR certification for Health Care Providers issued by the American Heart Association

First Aid certification

3 years teaching experience in an early childhood setting

Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English

*2 years of experience with an additional 1 year in an education internship will satisfy the minimum qualifications listed above

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

3 years of experience

4 years teaching in an early childhood inclusion setting

EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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