Provide for the health, safety and well being of the young children enrolled in the Children's Center. Assist in the planning and implementation of a well balanced program of age appropriate experiences and activities designed to meet the physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs of the children in his/her classroom. This person must be able to work well with others and be willing to fulfill their responsibilities in accordance with the Center's mission, goals and philosophy.
Typically a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field.
Minimum of 12 units completed in Early Childhood Education or the equivalent (as stipulated by Department of Social Services State Licensing), including 3 units in Infant/Toddler if working with children under the age of 2.
Minimum 1-2 years work experience in a licensed Child Care Center or comparable group Child Care Program. Infant/Toddler experience preferred. Minimum 18 years of age.
Some knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and NAEYC Accreditation criteria helpful.
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) and a demonstrated ability to understand and balance the needs of all of the center’s primary clients: children, parents, teachers and the LMU community.
Highly developed organizational and leadership skills. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy; nurturing, supportive, compassionate, responsive and conscientious.
Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of photoshop/zoombrowser systems.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.