Announcement of Position Opening
Child Development Center Substitute Assistant Teacher
March 26, 2021
Educational Assistant, Temporary Part-time
7 hours/day, up to 2 days/week
Filled on an as-needed basis, depending on specific department needs.
Tunxis Community College
271 Scott Swamp Rd 100 Building, Farmington, CT 06032
Continuous open recruitment
The Child Development Substitute Assistant Teacher assists and participates in teaching, protecting, and providing care for pre-school children in a Community College child development center. Tunxis Community College child development center provides child care, child development, nutrition, and related services for the pre-school children of students, staff, and citizens of the community.
Community College Professionals and Faculty are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)
Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position's essential duties.
The successful candidate must have experience, knowledge, and abilities in the following:
- Early childhood education.
- Child development and learning principles and applications.
- Child protection and care.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
- Two (2) years of related experience working with preschool children and child development.
- Experience interacting with parents, children, student teachers, and staff.
EXAMPLE OF JOB DUTIES:
Under the supervision of the Director of Child Development Center, the Child Development Substitute Assistant Teacher will be responsible for contributing to the development, protection, and care of children enrolled in the College's Child Development Center through effective performance in these essential functional areas: Contributing to the learning and safety of assigned children in the College's Child Development Center; providing useful information to parents on their children's progress; and contributing to the operation of the Child Development Center.
This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the collective bargaining unit contract.
$27.76 per hour
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume via the TXCC Careers Portal at
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
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CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disability, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino, Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion #removed#
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