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Co-Teacher II EHS
Job Code:2018-SM-CD-EH-OL-002
Department:Child Development Program
Location:Olive - Vista, CA
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary Range$12.70-$15.10

Under direct supervision and the appointed guidance of the teacher, will provide care for infants and toddlers in assigned group(s) and assist in planning, supervising and implementing the education program within the classroom in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC’s Child Development Early Head Start Program as assigned.   Early Head Start is a federally funded program for eligible and special needs children 0 – 3 years and pregnant women.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Assists in providing respectful, responsive individualized care for assigned infants and toddlers including feeding, diapering and holding.
  • Assists in planning and implementing age appropriate individual and small group activities including both daily indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Assists in maintaining classroom and outside play area to assure cleanliness and safety.  Set up and clean up of indoor and outdoor play spaces.  Sanitizing of toys, and classroom equipment, including eating, diapering and napping area and laundry as needed.
  • Assists with preparing and serving meals and snacks.
  • Assists with accurate documenting of care and developmental activities on daily individual records for each child.
  • Performs accurate numerical counts such as attendance, meal counts and documenting care routines of children.
  • Lifts, carries, and holds children, weighing up to 50lbs.
  • Assists with home visits at times convenient to parents.
  • Assists with the development of Individual Child Plans and Family Development Plans for each child and family at Phase-In, and updating at least 3 times in the school year.
  • Develops and maintain an open friendly and informative relationship with parents, and volunteers.
  • Attends mandated trainings, programs, conferences and meetings.
  • Assists with personalized services for special needs children (specialized training and equipment provided as needed).
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Twelve (12) units in Early Childhood Education (ECE), including core units required, and three (3) units in infant/toddler course work. 
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting
  • Must have and maintain a valid State of California Child Development Associate Level Permit (or above) or a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The certifications must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines. 

Knowledge of:

  • Development and developmental patterns of children ages 0-3 years
  • Head Start philosophy, principles, and comprehensive services preferred
  • Child Development principles including bilingual language principles prefered


Union Membership ( if applicable):
This position is represented by Service Employees International Union, Local 221, CTW. Dues/deductions begin after 30 days of employment.