Provide assistance in the provision of developmental program activities for young
children focusing on the infant/toddler age group.
Minimum Education and Experience
Two years of relevant experience working with young children and 12 college credit hours of Early Childhood Education/Child Development or CDA (Child Development Associate Credential).
Preferred Education and Experience
Three years of experience working with infant toddler age children; Associates in Early Childhood and Child Development, knowledge of NAEYC accreditation criteria and/or
Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) framework.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with educational activities in an appropriately designed setting for infants and toddlers; assist with planning and implementing child centered learning experiences in a team taught, developmentally appropriate program; participate in mainstreaming
activities with special populations as designated; provide informational feedback to parents as requested; other duties as assigned.
Provide care and developmentally appropriate experiences for infant/toddler age children;
maintain a safe and appropriate learning environment; work collaboratively with team
members in planning and implementing activities; document observations of individual
child development; provide daily verbal and written communication to parents.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Successful candidate will be exposed to the following elements in this position and must
possess certain physical and mental capabilities:
Must be able to—
*Sit, stand, lift (up to 40 pounds), stoop, squat, climb, run, bend, push/pull, hold, reach, twist, turn, walk, stretch, get up/down from the floor and child sized furniture
*Provide consistent visual/auditory/proximity supervision of children and environment
*Handle demands of children, colleagues and parents
*Have constant mental alertness and agility
*Have a positive outlook
*Have emotional stability
*Hot and cold temperatures/UV/Sun
*Messy supplies and busy classrooms
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.
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