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Child and Family Development Assistant

Apply now Job no: 494365
Work type: Instructional
Location: Florissant Valley Campus
Categories: Child Development Center

Title: Child and Family Development Assistant

Employee Classification: 52 Wks Unit 

***Internal Classified Unit Employees who apply in the first 5 working days from publish date will be given due consideration. External applicants will only be considered, after all qualified internal candidates have been deemed unsuccessful.***

Department Child Development Learn Ctr (CDLC)

Position Summary:

The Child and Family Development Assistant performs duties necessary to teach and care for infant through twelve-year-old children, provides support and constant communication with families, and serves as a model for college students (specifically in Child and Family Development). This position is a floater position that may be scheduled in any room in the Child Development Laboratory Center, including the infant/toddler rooms, two/three-year-old rooms, and preschool rooms.

Primary Duties Performed:

• Operate a developmentally appropriate early childhood classroom using a constructivist curriculum and environment with quality interactions and programing based on licensing regulations and accreditation standards.
• In the absence of the CFD Specialist, supervise students, work study students, childcare attendants, therapists, and observers in the classroom.
• Welcome and invite college students to be a part of the CDLC community.
• Model developmentally appropriate practice in the classroom
• Coach and provide feedback to students during practicum time.
• Observe and record development for individual children; may work with the CFD Specialist to create individual goals for the children.
• Use the children's goals to support the CFD Specialist in creating the constructivist curriculum and environment within the classroom.
• Maintain paperwork for children's records and classroom curriculum. Coordinates resources for children with special needs and works with the manager and CFD specialists to ensure children’s needs are met.
• Develop and maintain rapport and trust with families; may attend developmental, transition and exit conferences, or additional conferences.
• Participate in educational parent meetings; support the CFD Specialist with daily communication and bimonthly newsletters.
• Participates in CDLC Parent Advisory Council, STLCC, campus, and community events.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

• Associate’s degree in Early Childhood, Child and Family Development, or similar area
• One year of full-time or two years of part-time experience in a licensed childcare center

Preferred Qualifications:


Salary Range:

$32,710.00 Minimum

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

St. Louis Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experience, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.   

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