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Preschool Aid / CDA Specialist - Danbury

Company: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc.
Location: Danbury
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc. Description:
CIFC's Danbury Early Learning Programs are looking to fill the position of Child Development Associate (CDA) Specialist. Summary: The position is responsible for assisting 1-2 classrooms in planning and implementing classroom routines, curriculum, meals, and related activities for pre-school and/or infant toddler children (ages 6 months-5 years). This position serves as the aid in a classroom of 14 to 20 Head Start /Preschool children and/or 7-8 Infant/Toddler children. This position is chiefly responsible to assist in the core functions of the Head Start program and performs other tasks as needed. CDA Specialists work under the direction of 1-2 assigned Lead Teacher(s) and is supervised by the Education Services Professional.

  • Unit: Early Learning
  • Immediate Supervisor: Education Services Professional
  • Classification: Standard / Full Time (1.0 FTE) or Part-Time (Hourly)
  • Status: Non-Exempt
  • Directly Supervises: None

    Requirements:
    • 18+ years old, required.
    • Entry level position; previous babysitting or childcare experience is preferred.
    • Basic computer experience is required (i.e. email, word processing, internet navigation).
    • Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
    • Applicants with multiple language capabilities (English, Spanish, and/or Portuguese) are preferred.
    • Minimum High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required (completed or currently enrolled).
    • Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate or a commitment to obtain a CDA within 1 year of employment is required (paid by the employer) is required.
    • Early Childhood Education Credits are preferred; and/or Associate and/or Bachelor degrees are preferred. Health Requirements:
      • Recent documentation free of communicable diseases (i.e. TB and COVID); and
      • Recent fit for duty examination.
      • Ability to lift 40 lbs. Competitive compensation, plus comprehensive fringe benefits package including paid holidays, paid time off, health, dental, vision coverage and retirement program. CIFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Provider.PI201977931

Keywords: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc., Danbury , Preschool Aid / CDA Specialist - Danbury, Other , Danbury, Connecticut

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