The EHS Infant and Toddler Teacher II is responsible for providing children ages 0 to 3 years old with a learning environment and experiences which will help them develop socially, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Professional and Ethical Standards
• Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Agency policy and legal requirements.
• Be honest, reliable and dependable.
• Respect and maintain rights and privacy of all staff, parents, and children.
• Attend mandated trainings and meetings, and seek out staff development opportunities.
• Work as a team member with all staff and maintain a positive work ethic.
• Act conscientiously in performing routine duties
Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations in fields relevant to position.
• Ability to effectively communicate with community members and groups, managers, regulatory agencies, and families both individually and in group settings.
• Ability to work as a positive team member.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations
• Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, Publisher and ChildPlus.
Training and Research Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.
Education/Certifications: Bachelor’s degree in Child Development or a related field. Child Development Teacher permit. Six units of infant/toddler development courses
• Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance, pertussis, measles and influenza vaccinations.
• Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid Certificate
• Must complete & pass a criminal background clearance through Community Care Licensing (DOJ/FBI/CAI).
• Must possess a CA driver’s license, and evidence of automobile insurance. (If applicable.)
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds overhead and 40 pounds from waist to shoulder. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lifts 50 pounds from floor to waist. The employee must be able to push/pull up to 75 pounds horizontally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.