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Early Childhood Assistant

Company: University of Oregon
Location: Eugene
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Early Childhood AssistantApply now ( Job no: 530106 Work type: Classified Staff Location: Eugene, OR Categories: Child Development, Student Life/Services Department: Early Childhood CARES Classification: Early Childhood Assistant Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing Salary: $15.59 - $19.72 per hour plus 10% Special Ed Differential ($17.15 - $21.69)) FTE: .8 Review of Applications BeginsSeptember 11, 2022; position open until filled Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease include a current resume with your online application. Department SummaryThe Early Childhood CARES program is a department within the College of Education. Early Childhood CARES stands for Early Childhood Coordination Agency for Referrals, Evaluations, and Services. Early Childhood CARES provides Early Intervention (EI) and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) services to infants, toddlers, and preschool children in Lane County with developmental delays and disabilities. Early Childhood CARES is funded by the Oregon Department of Education and is one of nine programs in Oregon delivering EI/ECSE services across the state. Position SummaryThe purpose of this position is to assist Early Childhood CARES Specialists in preparing and using the appropriate curriculum to promote growth and learning in all developmental areas for children receiving EI/ECSE services. The Assistant will help implement individualized goals and objectives and facilitate integration into community preschools. The Assistant may observe and record specific behavioral data as well as targeted goals and objectives, and communicate with program staff, consultants, related service providers, and parents.This position reports to the Early Childhood CARES Program Coordinator. The Assistant will be working with children birth to school age with disabilities.Physical Demands: Frequent lifting of children. Sitting on the floor for extended periods of time. Bending down to the child's level often, following safety measures in bending and lifting. Performing caregiving activities for children if needed; diapering, toileting, feeding, and arrival/departure routines.Work Conditions: Frequent exposure to childhood illnesses.Special Requirements: Position is subject to a background check, including criminal record check and fingerprinting. Current enrollment in the Oregon Employment Department Child Care Division Central Background Registry is required for employment. Minimum Requirements A minimum of twenty semester hours (thirty quarter hours) of college courses in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or Special Education; OR A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential; OR One year of full-time experience in a certified daycare center or comparable child care program. Professional Competencies Knowledge and understanding of a variety of strategies (e.g. activity-based instruction, positive behavior supports, discrete trial) to implement appropriate interventions within classroom activities and daily routines with guidance and direction from a supervisor. Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team. Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality; comply with HIPAA and FERPA privacy and security rules. Preferred Qualifications Training or experience working with children with developmental disabilities. FLSA Exempt: No All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see: University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us atuocareers@uoregon.eduor 541-346-5112.UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination ( .In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at Aug 26, 2022 Pacific Daylight TimeApplications close:

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