Civil Service Posting #13-87
March 7, 2013
CHILD DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE - HEAD START (E. ST. LOUIS)
Description: The SIUE Head Start & Early Head Start is a comprehensive program designed to foster the healthy development of St. Clair County’s pregnant mothers, young children and their families. The Child Development Associate assists the Child Development Supervisor in implementing the curriculum, preparing developmentally appropriate lesson plans, individualization, and family style dining. In addition, individuals in this position assist with observation of children in the classroom, writing anecdotal records, and maintaining classroom records. The Child Development Associate may be assigned other related tasks in support of the program’s mission and goals. This position is twelve months contingent upon funding.
Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university, with a minimum of six (6) semester or equivalent quarter hours in early child development or related courses
Enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree, with at least two (2) years of credits completed; six (6) semester hours of which are in early child development or related courses
Minimum one (1) year of full time early childhood experience in a licensed early childhood program and one (1) year of credits from an accredited college or university with six (6) semester or equivalent quarter hours in early child development or related courses; and enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree, or enrolled in a child development associate credential program to be completed within two (2) years
Current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
Starting Salary: $2,015 per month
NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues.
Application Deadline: March 21, 2013
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application http://www.siue.edu/humanresources/forms/pdf/APPLICATION_FOR_CIVIL_SERVICE_EMPLOYMENT.doc (required), resume and unofficial transcripts (if applicable) to:
Mrs. Ethel Coleman
SIUE – Head Start /Early Head Start Program
Bldg. C, Suite 103
601 James R. Thompson Blvd.
East St. Louis, IL 62201
Or submit applications electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed. If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.