Provide for the health, safety and well being of the young children enrolled in the Children’s Center.
Position Specific Responsibilities
Assist in the planning and implementation of a well balanced program of age appropriate experiences and activities designed to meet the physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs of the children in his/her classroom.
This person must be able to work well with others and be willing to fulfill their responsibilities in accordance with the Center’s mission, goals and philosophy.
Physical Demands (if applicable):
Maintaining a physically healthy condition to be able to pick up children weighing up to 45 pounds as needed, and to play actively with them.
Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop; occasionally run or crawl; speak clearly; see both near and far with depth perception; and hear at a conversation level.
Minimum 1-2 years work experience in a licensed Child Care Center or comparable group Child Care Program. Infant/Toddler experience preferred.
Typically a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field.
Minimum of 12 units completed in Early Childhood Education or the equivalent (as stipulated by Department of Social Services State Licensing), including 3 units in Infant/Toddler if working with children under the age of 2.
Some knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and NAEYC Accreditation criteria helpful.
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Loyola Marymount University shares in a rich intellectual heritage fostered by the Jesuit and Marymount educational traditions and founded on social justice and ethical values. Governed by an independent Board of Trustees, LMU cherishes its Catholic identity while at the same time welcoming people from diverse social, religious, and cultural backgrounds. LMU is in Los Angeles, yet near the Pacific Ocean, offering a dynamic cultural environment.