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Child Development Specialist

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Posting Details

Posting Details (Default Section)

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Classification Title Child Development Specialist
Working Title
Recruitment Limits
Location District Wide
Pay Information

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Bargaining Unit AFT - NANCE
Range No Response
Department District Wide
The Position

FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the instructors assigned to a Child Development Center, the Child Development Specialist assists in directing and implementing a daily child learning program involving cognitive, language, social-emotional, and physical development in the Child Development Program; participates in planning and parent activities as assigned.

Major Responsibilities

REQUISITE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES INCLUDE:
Knowledge of the following: Current concepts used in Early Childhood Education, health, safety, and nutrition requirements of pre-school children, various stages of child growth and development, planning for a Child Development program, methods of observing, evaluating and recording child behavior, principles and practices of supervision and training, oral and written communications skills.

Qualifications

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by sufficient course work and experience to obtain Children’s Center Permit and one year of experience working with preschool children in a Child Development Program environment.

Desired Qualifications
Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:

Varies upon the position

Commitment to Diversity:

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

Working Conditions

Varies upon the position

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Conditions of Employment:
Posting Number NC00297

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • No Response
    • SDCCD employment web site
    • EdJoin (SD Co. Office of Education)
    • CA Community Colleges Registry
    • Craig's List
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Professional organization/publication
    • SD Union Tribune newspaper ad (including Sign On San Diego)
    • SDCCD Employee
    • Job Fair
    • Other (list below)
  2. If other, please specify.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you a current SDCCD employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. If yes, please enter your employee ID:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * The San Diego Community College District has a very diverse staff and student population in terms of ethnicities, cultures, and languages. Describe your experience that demonstrates your cultural competency and sensitivity to diversity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe your experience, knowledge, and skills that you feel qualifies you to work in this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required & Optional Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Licenses/Certificates/Credentials
  2. Résumé