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Child Development Associate Teacher

  2020-01-09     Butte County Office of Education     1859 Bird Street     $13.70 to $16.09 Stipend for Doctorate $500 annually. hour  

JOB TITLE:                  Child Development Associate Teacher – Pineridge/Cedarwood                                                  

WORK YEAR:               Full time: 7.5 hours per day/11 Months/181 days/ (Prorated at time of hire)                         

START DATE:              As soon as possible after interview

SALARY                       Salary Schedule 04H, Range 4, $13.70 to $16.09 per hour.  Stipend for Doctorate $500 annually.

BENEFITS:                   Generous benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision for employee and dependents. Sick leave accrued.  Life insurance provided for                                              employee. This position qualifies for CalSTRS retirement.                                  

AREA OF                      

ASSIGNMENT:              Magalia, CA

TO APPLY:                    Visit:

DEADLINE:                  This position is open until filled; to receive full consideration, please apply by Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 4:00 PM

POSITION DESCRIPTION – California State Preschool Children’s Centers:

Under the direction of the Direct Service Coordinator and the supervision of the Site Supervisor and Teacher, the Child Development Associate Teacher will assist staff in the implementation of a high quality, comprehensive and developmentally appropriate child care and development program meeting the individual needs of young children and their families.  The Associate Teacher will supervise and interact with children as positive role models, promoting learning experiences and assist other staff.  They will implement curriculum and scheduled activities and provide input regarding activity content.  Additionally, they will interact with parents and participate in child assessment through observation recording.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES[May include, but not limited to the following.]

  1. Assist in the implementation of elements of a high quality early child hood education program to meet the developmental needs of individual children. 

  2. Interact with children, facilitate learning and support children in their overall development

  3. Recognize, assess, and contribute to the assessment of children’s individual developmental levels; record anecdotal observations.

  4. Interact with parents sharing information and supporting their involvement and needs.

  5. Promote and maintain a clean, safe environment for children including cleaning.

  6. Assume the responsibility of an absent teacher and prepare in advance as needed.

  7. Embrace and participate in supplementary support service programs.


Knowledge of/Ability to:

  1. Display interest in and open acceptance of children and their families.

  2. Work effectively with children and families from diverse backgrounds.

  3. Apply principles and practices of child development and early childhood education.

  4. Assume role and responsibilities of the Teacher during absences.

  5. Demonstrate reliable, punctual, and stable working style in performance of assignments.

  6. How to insure children’s success and learning.

  7. Principles of confidentiality, collaboration and professionalism.

  8. Understanding of diverse families and their needs and ways to support them.

  9. Work productively with independent initiative.

  10. Support families in their effort toward success and stability.

  11. Participate as an integral member of Child Development Programs and Services.

Experience and Training:

  1. Child Development Associate Credential; or

  2. Child Development Associate Teacher permit; or

  3. Qualify for a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit

  4. First Aid and CPR certified. (Required within 90 days of hire)


           Primarily works in indoor school or playground environment with furniture and equipment built to accommodate 3 year old and 4 year old preschool children.


Rarely (5%)

Ability to lift 40 pounds

Occasional ( less than 25%)

Ability to stand for extended periods of time

Often (25 – 50%)

Ability to bend and twist, stoop, kneel, run and crawl

Ability to carry 25 pounds

Ability to work at a desk, conference table, or in meetings of various configurations

Very Frequent (76%)

Ability to see for purposes of reading printed matter and observing students

Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels

Ability to operate office equipment

NOTE: This list of essential functions and physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.



A Child Development Associate Teacher Permit authorizes the holder to provide service in the care, development, and instruction of children in a child care and development program, and supervise a Child Development Assistant Permit holder.


Option 1 [Both of (a) and (b) below]

    1. Completion of a minimum of twelve semester units of course work in early childhood education/child development (exclusive of field work) including at least one course in each of the following core areas:

  • child/human growth and development;

  • Child, family and community, or child and family relations;

  • programs/curriculum

    1. Fifty days of experience in an instructional capacity in a child care and development program, working at least three hours per day within the last two years.  (Experience may include paid and/or volunteer work.)

Option 2

Completion of the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.  (For information about the CDA Credential contact the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition at 1-800-424-4310)


A Child Development Associate Teacher Permit is issued for five years and may only be renewed once.  In order to renew the Child Development Associate Teacher Permit, the applicant must complete at least fifteen semester units toward the Child Development Teacher Permit.  At the end of the ten year period, the applicant must meet all requirements for a Child Development Teacher Permit.


  1. To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States.


  3. Upon offer of employment, proof of immunizations for influenza, mumps/measles/rubella and whooping cough will need to be provided or obtained as part of the onboarding process unless one of the qualifying exemptions applies.” Information regarding exemptions can be obtained at the following website:

  4. Upon onboarding it will be required to present a copy of TB Clearance

  5. Pediatric 1st Aide/CPR certificates required within 90 days of employment which must include 1 hour of Health and Safety Training (requirement as of January 1, 2016)

TO APPLY:        Visit:                        

Online applications only; no paper copies will be accepted.  All online applications must be   accompanied by the following attachments; (incomplete applications will not be accepted):

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Three Letters of Recommendation

  • Evidence of valid permit or eligibility for and willingness to obtain one.  Must attach one of the following:

    • Copy of Child Development Associate Teacher (or higher) Permit


    • Copy of transcripts verifying completion of required coursework

For further information regarding Child Development permits, please review the attachment or click on this link:

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Handicapped IX Employer Deaf individuals may use the toll-free California Relay Service (CRS). If you have a TTY: (530) 532-5650. If you do not have a TTY: 1-800-735-2922. Upon CRS connection, ask for 530-532-5785 for more information about this recruitment.


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