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Company: University of California
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Posting Details
Position Information

Payroll Title: Child Development Center Teacher 2-Lead

Job Code: 7562

Job Open Date: 5/6/2021

Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled: 5/20/21

Department Code-Name: 1060-CHLD

Percentage of Time: 100%

Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU): CX

Grade Type/Grade: N/A

FLSA Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Work Location: Orfalea Family Children's Center, West Campus/and/or University Children's Center, Student Resource Building

Pay Rate/Range: $22.33-$24.46/hourly

Days/Hours: Monday-Friday/7:30-4:30, 8:00-5:00, or 8:30-5:30

Department Marketing Statement

Early Care and Education Services at UCSB provides full day, year round child care and family support services to student, staff and faculty families. This inclusive program serves over 200 children, ages 3 months to 5 years daily, at two sites in a play and relationship based approach to learning. The University Children's Center on the main campus cares for children ages 3 months to 3 years and the Orfalea Family Children's Center on the semi-rural West Campus cares for children ages 3 months to 5 years. ECCES offers tuition assistance to income and need eligible families through funding from the CA Dept of Education and has been accredited by NAEYC since 1990.  

Brief Summary of Job Duties

The CDC 2- Lead is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate curriculum for children in the Early Childhood Care and Education Services (ECCES) as prescribed by the National Association of the Education of Young Children.  The CDC 2- Lead sets up the physical (indoor and outdoor)environment to meet changing needs, maintains a safe, clean, and pleasant environment, models and instructs other adults in best practice, and provides information to parents regarding their children as well as general child development information. CDC 2- Lead is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all State and local governing contracting agencies; and works cooperatively and collegially with other staff members of the Early Childhood Care and Education Services Department.

Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum AA degree, BA preferred in child development or a related field
  • Site Supervisor permit preferred, or Master Teacher permit working towards a Site Supervisor permit issued through the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Early Childhood Education field
Desirable Qualifications
  • BA in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field.
  • The most competitive candidates will have 3+ years teaching experience.
  • Experience supervising adults. Familiarity with Title V, CA Dept. of Ed. Early Learning Foundations and NAEYC Accreditation guidelines.
  • Knowledge of Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) principles is desirable for applicants of infant/toddler positions.
Special Conditions of Employment
  • Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse (Completion of required CA Mandated Reporting in
    Accordance with Title 22)
  • UCSB Campus Security Authority under Clery Act
  • Satisfactory criminal history background check.
  • UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.
  • Acceptable health screening to include negative TB results (valid within 1 year of date of hire), proof of
    required immunizations,
  • Must possess valid Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification prior to start date
Special Instructions:

For full consideration, please include a resume and a cover letter as part of your application.

Job Functions/Percentage of Time/Duties

Function:         Classroom Programming                               Percentage of Time: 55%

Program follows accreditation criteria established by the National Association for the Education of Young children (NAEYC).  The Early Childhood Care and Education Services philosophy and goals are followed in all areas of the curriculum and interaction.  In addition, Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) philosophy influences the Infant and Toddler Program.

  1.  Develop weekly plans and implements developmentally appropriate curriculum (activity plan) to nurture and stimulate all domains of children's development in their care.
  2. Infant classrooms employ a “primary caregiver” model for all aspects of teacher-child interactions especially during primary care routines (i.e. feeding, diapering, comforting, and napping)
  3. Provide responsive care to all children by adapting daily care giving routines and plans to the interests and needs of the individual child and the group.
  4. Meets weekly with teacher to coordinate classroom curriculum and to evaluate children's individual needs.
  5. Demonstrate cultural competency and respect for the child's background by incorporating the cultural, linguistic and familial values and beliefs into the childcare program and activity plans.
  6. Exchange information and serve as a member of a multi-disciplinary intervention/prevention team (i.e IEP, IFSP, mandated reporter, etc.)
  7. Successfully complete child transition and orientation of the classroom with parents including an intake conference prior to child's first day of attendance.
  8. Maintain ongoing, respectful and sensitive open communication with families/caregivers.  Interacts daily with families.  Gives brief verbal reports and written notes when necessary.
    1. Ensure that each family receives an opportunity to build strong relationships and experience clear communication with teaching staff.
    2. Hold two scheduled family conferences per year with each family.  Is available for additional conferences at families' request or as needed.  Documents each conference.  Submits conference documentation to program coordinator as needed.
    3. Maintain a classroom family information board that includes but is not limited to: a copy of weekly activity plan, classroom daily schedule, snack and lunch menu, etc.
    4. Ensure that 1-2 weekly messages are posted on Parent Square from a member of the teaching team of the classroom (teacher or lead teacher)
    5. Report family changes in schedules and excessive absences to administration in a timely manner.
  9. Assure a healthy, safe, clean and developmentally appropriate environment for children established by Title 5, Title 22, and NAEYC (indoor and outdoor environments).
  10. Assist with functioning and monitoring of nutrition and food service in compliance with CDE and licensing guidelines (Title 5, Title 22, and NAEYC).
  11. Staff must act in accordance with both the ECCES and university mission statements.

Function:         Management                                                   Percentage of Time: 25%

  1. Is knowledgeable of and follows State licensing guidelines at all times (i.e. Title 22 and California Department of Education Title 5). Maintain a safe and healthy environment within guidelines established by state licensing. 
  2. Maintain accurate, complete and timely child, family, and agency records; completes daily meal and attendance records in accordance with Title 22 and Title 5.
  3. Maintains up to date emergency forms, curriculum plans, individual child development profile and record as needed.
  4. Complete and report any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and or child abuse hotline.
  5. Completes daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety, and overall well-being of the children. Administer medications as needed (when proper licensing regulations/documentation is in place) and check and maintain medications in accordance with Title 5.
  6. Provide professional guidance and support on a daily basis to teachers and teaching assistants.
  7. Ensure that teacher and teaching assistants are kept updated in all matters concerning the classroom and program, i.e. activity plans, policies and procedures, trainings received.
  8. Provide functional on the job training and guidance of all classroom personnel (i.e. staff, interns, substitutes, and volunteers) assigned to the classroom.
  9. Report all staffing and classroom concerns to supervisor in a timely manner.
  10. Complete DRDP, ITERS/ECERS, and summary of findings action plan with teacher, prepare reports as needed in accordance with Title 5.
  11. In collaboration with the program coordinator completes annual performance evaluations of teachers, and three month evaluations of probationary teachers.
  12. Contribute to the overall success of ECCES by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Function:         Child Assessment                                           Percentage of Time: 10%

  1. Perform ongoing developmental evaluations of children as required by funding sources and develop activity plans and follow curriculum implementation that addresses the individual needs of each child.
  2. Prepare developmental progress reports and assessments as needed and required: anecdotal reports, parent reports, individualized action plans, etc.
  3. On an on-going basis, plan, evaluate, and improve the physical (indoor and outdoor) environment in the classroom to create opportunities to meet the changing needs of the developing child.

Function:         Program and Professional Development       Percentage of Time: 5%

  1. Participate in ongoing in-service, professional and educational development opportunities provided by ECCES, NAEYC accreditation, staff meetings, mandated trainings, etc.
  2. Participate in ongoing development and evaluation of center's goals and objective.
  3. Submit documentation to program coordinators on a timely basis.  Documentation may include, but is not limited to: parent/teacher conference forms, assessments, activity plans, special needs forms, petty cash, professional development goals, mandated trainings (in accordance with university guidelines, Title 22, Title 5, and NAEYC accreditation).
  4. Continue ongoing professional development.  Complete required hours and maintain valid child development permit at all times.
  5. Maintain valid Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification at all times.

Function:         Other                                                               Percentage of Time: 5%

  1. Perform other duties as assigned.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Privacy Notification Statement

The State of California Information Practices Act of 1977 (effective July 1978) requires the University to provide the following information to individuals who are asked to supply information about themselves: Application: The principal purpose for requesting information on the Application is for applicant-tracking purposes and to collect applicant contact information. Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Data Form: Information furnished on this form is requested by UCSB's Affirmative Action Office. The University of California, Santa Barbara is a Federal contractor and, therefore, must comply with Affirmative Action regulations issued pursuant to Executive Order 11246, Federal Revised Order No. 4, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. Furnishing the information on this form is voluntary. There is no penalty for not completing this form. The offices responsible for maintaining the information supplied on this form are the UCSB Human Resources Office and the Affirmative Action Office.

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Notice of Availability of the UCSB Annual Security Report

The University is committed to providing a safe and secure campus environment for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. In accordance with the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" (Clery Act), UCSB publishes an Annual Security Report to provide information regarding campus safety and security policies, crime statistics, and resources to current and prospective students and employees. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes reported to Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property, and on public property adjacent to and accessible from campus. The report also includes campus policies concerning crime prevention, crime reporting, alcohol and drug use, sexual and interpersonal violence, student discipline, and other matters. To access the Annual Security Report, visit A copy of this report may also be requested by contacting the UCSB Police Department (call 805-893-3446 or visit 574 Public Safety Bldg., Santa Barbara, CA 93106 during business hours). To learn more about the Clery Act and CSA duties and reporting requirements, please visit



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