Midland College
    Job Description
    Position Status Full Time
    Classification Title Classified-12 m-Level III
    Work Location Manor Park-2208 N. Loop 250, Midland, TX
    Job Summary

    The Children’s Teacher/Lab Instructor will be responsible for the implementation of a developmentally appropriate early childhood classroom curriculum and the total daily physical care of young children ages 4 months to 5 years. Children’s Teachers/Lab Instructors are responsible for the supervision in the classroom of lab students, work-study students, and collaboration with faculty in the implementation of college credit course lab assignments given to students of CDEC, psychology, and nursing. Classroom assignments are based on Center needs. Children’s Teacher/Lab Instructors may be re-assigned to any classroom where needed.

    Required Qualifications

    High school diploma or equivalent

    Must be at least 18 years of age

    Computer knowledge including iPads

    Good reading, writing, and oral communication skills and ability to communicate positively with coworkers, parents and children

    Proficient in the English language

    Must successfully pass a FBI fingerprint check and criminal history background check

    Employee is required to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification within 90 days of hire

    Preferred Qualifications

    Recent experience working in a licensed child care facility or early childhood program

    Current CPR and First Aid Certification

    Knowledge of health and safety standards, appropriate classroom management and curriculum

    Knowledge of ages and stages of development of children ages 4 months to 5 years of age

    Knowledge of Texas Health and Human Services, Child Care Licensing (CCL) Minimum Standards

    Essential Functions

    Know, implement, and adhere to the Texas Health and Human Services, Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards, Workforce Solutions Permian Basin Child Care Services criteria, Midland College Children’s Center policies, and Midland College policies

    Dependability in attendance, adherence to all time policies.

    Have a positive job attitude, cooperative with parents, children, and staff, flexibility, willingness to accept change, and keep up with the current trends in the field of early childhood development

    Work collaboratively with co-teacher to implement developmentally appropriate classroom management, curriculum planning, interact and supervise children, including routines, feeding, and diapering

    Use appropriate guidance techniques and positive communication with children, parents, and staff on a daily basis

    Maintain up-to-date children’s records, release, and emergency forms

    Light daily cleaning of classroom environment, disinfecting, changing linens and doing light laundry

    Train and supervise work-study students, part-time employees, and lab students

    Responsible for recording children’s progress through observation, written assessments, using Teaching Strategies Gold and developing children’s portfolios (iPads)

    Conduct parent conferences in the Fall and Spring of each year to communicate progress

    Implement CCL health and safety standards, including keeping classroom clean and orderly for fire and health standards inspections

    Complete 30 clock hours of early childhood training annually to meet CCL guidelines, from date of hire

    Employee may be required to participate in staff development activities such as Texas School Ready! Project or other training’s as requested

    Other duties as assigned

    Physical Demands

    Must be in good physical health, energetic, nurturing, and patient

    Must be able to lift children up to 40 pounds to change diapers, assist with potty training, walking, bending, standing, stooping, reaching, squatting down, stretching, sitting on the floor, rising up from low chairs or when sitting on the floor, and must be able to participate with children on the playground

    Ethical behavior, security sensitive work, team oriented, cooperation with coworkers, secure work environment, confidentiality required

    Min Salary 2,323.08 per month
    Max Salary 2,323.08 per month
    Pay Statement  
    Posting Detail Information


    Posting Number P00258S2016
    Open Date 08/01/2018
    Position Available Immediately
    Special Instructions to Applicants

    All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, Resume, and Transcripts (if applicable.) Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with application. NOTE: Official transcripts sent directly from the institution(s) attended to Midland College Human Resources (if applicable) are required within 30 days of hire. If a specified closing date is not listed on the posting, there is a required minimum posting period of five business days.

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