Job Description

Boulder Valley School District is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

Location: US:CO:BOULDER

School: Community Schools

Position Start Date: April 6, 2022

Position Type: Child Care Staff - Early Connections

FTE: 1.0

Pay Range: $15 - $20.19

Closing Date: July 5, 2022

Summary:

The Early Connections Infant/Toddler Staff level employee provides classroom based enrichment support to the Supervisors of the Early Connections program. The Staff level employee assists the Supervisor in the implementation of a developmentally appropriate child care enrichment program while following Colorado Department of Human Services Office of Early Childhood rules and regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in implementing a developmentally appropriate  child care program that is aligned to the Early Childhood Education curriculum and provides students with academic and social-emotional enrichment opportunities.
  • Assist in the daily operation of the program.
  • Ensure the safety of children, monitoring staff-to-child ratio, tracking children at all times, effectively handling student discipline by establishing and maintaining clear, consistent and fair limits on children’s behavior and implementing and maintaining positive guidance and discipline techniques set by the program.
  • Create a warm, friendly and cooperative environment in which children and families feel comfortable and secure.
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with licensing guidelines set by the Colorado Department of Human Services Office of Early Childhood, local County Health Department and School District policies and procedures.
  • Participate in trainings, workshops, and professional development opportunities for ongoing learning.
  • Remain current on all required trainings and total number of training hours required by the Colorado Department of Human Services Office of Early Childhood.
  • Work collaboratively as an integral member of the Early Connections child care programs and as a member of the Community Schools department.
  • Communicate positively and effectively regarding student needs, progress and challenges with other staff and supervisors.
  • Maintain confidentiality and a high level of ethical behavior and professionalism.
  • Utilize computer and software applications for at least taking attendance, required trainings, and timesheets.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be willing to complete training and guidelines established by the Colorado Department of Human Services for Staff Aide (7.702.44D) upon hire.
  • No experience necessary, have desire to work with infants/toddlers.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds to assist children in toileting along with delegated health care duties.
  • Completed and submitted BVSD online application.
  • Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English.

Preferred:

  • General knowledge of young children.
  • Ability to communicate orally and written, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with all people including those from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds.

Salary Information:

Application and Selection Procedure:

  • Apply on-line at jobs.bvsd(in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
  • If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination. 

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html


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