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School Age Program – Teacher CDI/CDC (Continuing Development Incorporated/Child Development Centers) Costa Mesa, CA

  • Part-Time
  • Costa Mesa, CA
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CDI/CDC (Continuing Development Incorporated/Child Development Centers) is inviting applications for School Age Program – Teacher in Costa Mesa, CA. Don’t miss the application deadline.

Brief Details

Job: School Age Program – Teacher
Full-time, Part-time
Company: CDI/CDC (Continuing Development Incorporated/Child Development Centers)
Location: Costa Mesa, CA


Job Description

Center teaching staff support the planning and implementation of CDI|CDC’s program for children ranging in age from toddlers, pre-school, kinder, and school age, depending on the site. CDI|CDC Teachers must be able to facilitate a variety of age appropriate activities, support children’s’ social emotional development, and ensure all children are supervised at all times in a healthy and safe environment.


Create and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum directly connected to the interests and development of children and youth, supported by learning frameworks and foundations that promote positive child/youth development
Keep children/youth healthy and safe by connecting proper supervision, positive interactions, healthy habits, and compliance
Create, implement and maintain intentional, enriched and supportive learning environments connected to curriculum and quality experiences that are appropriate for all children
Provide excellent customer service by establishing and maintaining authentic connections and reciprocal, culturally responsive relationships with children, youth, families, schools, communities and center/classroom team
Work collaboratively with each other connecting work place values, education and experience to provide the highest quality programs and creative workplaces


All teaching staff are expected to demonstrate behaviors that are essential for successful programs and environment including the following:

Positive interactions with children and youth
Maintain kind, respectful, and safe emotional and physical environments for children
Be on time and present on regularly scheduled basis
Be active in outdoor and indoor programs
Be physically and mentally capable of interacting with children up to 13 years of age, meeting all their needs and ensuring their safety
Be aware of and implement safety guidelines; report any health & safety issues or incidents to management, and remain calm if providing first aid (as needed) during emergency situations

Physical and Environmental conditions: Teaching staff are responsible for various program elements on a daily basis and will routinely be exposed to indoor and outdoor elements. Teaching staff may be required to:

Visually inspect the environment for hazards to children; identify hazards and implement preventative actions (i.e., set up cones to limit the play area) to maintain a safe environment for children
Be comfortable with occasional loud noise in or outside the classroom during active/loud activities
Be comfortable with frequent bending, lifting, twisting, reaching, pushing and pulling
Push, lift, carry, and hold various objects up to 15 lbs. – by individual or team effort – such as equipment carts, emergency back packs, food coolers, classroom furnishings, and other similar program materials
Work inside the classroom or outside the room in all weather conditions which are safe for children.
Traverse various terrains (grass, blacktop, dirt) and heights (ladders, playgrounds) depending on the school outdoor environment
Adapt to the physical level of children (example, sitting on the floor, kneeling, squatting) for activities and problem-solving/interactions
Supervise field trips to destinations such as aquatics parks, beaches, and trampoline parks
Qualifications & Details
Teachers are the individuals with the highest educational qualifications assigned to a group of children/classroom/center/program. They may also direct/supervise other members of the teaching team.

Education and permit requirements may vary by center needs and/or require age group specific units depending on the program, such as Infant, Toddler, School-Age, Title 5 or Title 22 status.

Teacher education/permit requirements:

24 units in child development, early childhood development or related field, plus 16 general education units
AA degree in ECE, CD, or related field from a national accredited college OR
BA degree in ECE, CD, or related field from a national accredited college/university OR
Teacher or above Child Development Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

2 years of experience in a group care environment where care/teaching was provided for a consistent age group preferred
1 year experience supervising adults or equivalent Adult Supervision units preferred
Effective problem solving, conflict resolution, classroom management, and communication with children and families
Effective organization, time management, curriculum and assessment documentation (lesson plans, portfolios, anecdotal notes)
Ability to work alongside colleagues and maintain a professional team environment
Current adult and infant/child CPR/First Aid certification preferred
Bilingual/Multilingual language preference based on individual center needs

Actual job duties/tasks of staff may vary depending on staff schedules, part-time status, and staffing levels of the site and are not dependent on the job title.

Curriculum/Program Implementation:

Anecdotal notes
Conference summary form
Parent communication form
Environmental rating assessments
Center documentation
Weekly planning forms
Analyzing and Interpreting data/assessment results
Facilitate flow of the day/daily routine/daily schedule
Appropriate interactions
Review program materials for quality and give feedback
Mentor new staff in center program practices

Health, Safety & Nutrition

Supervise children
SIOS sheet audits for signatures
Health & safety checklists
Ouch reports
Safety and emergency drills and procedures
Sunscreen application
Check attendance/parent calls
CCFP daily meal sheets
Snack/meal preparation
Snack/meal service (family style)
Clean/sanitize tables & kitchen
Order food
Minute menu
Bathroom/nap supervision
Enriched, Intentional Environment

Clean, restock, label, organize
Assess environment rating results for program quality, make goals and evaluate impacts with SS
Summer/Fall environment change
Materials/supplies lists

Customer Service

Daily communication to school partners
Parent conferences
PAC meetings
Tour new parents
Parent orientations
Behavior documentation
Behavior management plans input with SS/PD
Behavior meeting with parents
School events (K roundup, etc.)


Lead/mentor adults to support program/classroom needs
Staff development – identify goals for permit, QRIS, performance
Follow schedule/rest/meal breaks/attendance
Attend events at school
Answer center phones
Maintain positive work environment/support colleagues day to day
Pre-Hire Requirements: If selected for this position you will need to complete the following:

Health clearances for Pertussis, Influenza, Measles and Tuberculosis (TB)
Fingerprinting/Live Scan for criminal background check
Successful Reference Check
We Offer:

Career Development and Training
Discounted Childcare
Paid Vacation/Holiday/Sick Time
Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits
Life Insurance
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

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