Day Care Center Teacher I
This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions, all located in the Employees' Child Care Center (ECCC) in the Pennino Building in Fairfax, Virginia.
This position provides child care services to the Department of Family Services, Child Care Center. Plans and provides age-appropriate child care and educational programs for children ages 6 weeks to five years enrolled in the Fairfax County Employees' Child Care Center. Develops experiential curriculum and enhances the environment according to children's individualized interests and needs. Follows all program procedures to ensure the health, safety, and accountability of children. Performs developmental screening and assessments. Assists in the preparation of documentation for local agency, state licensing, and national early childhood accreditation standards. Interacts with county staff, citizens and members of the child care community. Duties are performed under the supervision of a Day Care Center Teacher II.
Schedule: This is a full-time, Monday through Friday, 40 Hour per week position. The hours are between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., and flexible hours are preferred.
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to completion of two years of study and training at an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in early childhood or elementary education, nursing, recreation, or a related field; plus one year of related work experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee must complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer and get a tuberculosis (TB) test prior to appointment.
- Early childhood education degree;
- At least one year of experience teaching infants, toddlers or pre-school children in a child care setting;
- Experience and/or knowledge of working with children with special needs.
In conjunction with maintaining the room set-up, must be able to move quickly in order to respond to unsafe situations and have enough strength to separate children engaged in an altercation. Ability to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, kneel, crouch, reach, crawl, handle materials with manual dexterity. Ability to utilize keyboard-driven equipment. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds. Ability to participate in all outdoor activities throughout the year including (but not limited to) field trips, pool excursions, hiking, etc. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.