Child Development Center Associate Teacher

Long Beach Community College District - Long Beach, CA

Child Development Center Associate Teacher


Salary: $4,150.16 - $5,095.09 Monthly


Job Type: Full Time


Job Number: 24-044


Closing: 3/21/2024 5:00 PM Pacific


Location: Both Liberal Arts Campus & Pacific Coast Campus, CA


Department: Child Development




Child Development Center Associate Teacher

OPEN RECRUITMENT6 MONTH ELIGIBILITY LIST Range 22 $4,150.16 - $5,095.09 /Monthly

CURRENT VACANCY 100%, 12 months

** Applications will be accepted until March 21, 2024, 5pm **


Long Beach Community College District is seeking qualified individuals for an opportunity as a Child Development Center Associate Teacher. Under supervision, the CDC Associate Teacher assists and participates in planning, organizing and providing a variety of educational and socialization activities and care for toddler and/or preschool-aged children in a learning laboratory classroom setting; assists in observing, monitoring and recording children's development and behavior; interacts with children and encourages positive learning; and performs related duties as assigned.


*This recruitment may also be used to fill limited term opportunities. Please note, limited term opportunities include on-call and substitute positions*



• Type of position: Full time

• Position Status: Permanent

• Schedule: Monday through Friday 7:00am - 5:30pm

• Location: Pacific Coast Campus (PCC)

• Salary: Range 22 $ 4,150.16 - $5,095.09/ Monthly

• Eligibility list: Will be valid for 6 months once approved or ratified by the Personnel Commission. We reserve the right to use the established eligibility list for vacancies (permanent and temporary) in this classification as well as related classifications

• Advanced salary placement: Generally, new employees start at the first step on the salary schedule. Advanced salary placement may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

• Benefits: The District provides an excellent and comprehensive benefits package. Please refer to the Benefits tab for more details.

• All Long Beach Community College employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in compliance with District Policy. Please note that if selected for employment, you must provide proof of fully vaccinated status by date of hire. Documented proof of vaccination is required as part of the onboarding process. Individuals requesting accommodation must do so in a timely manner for consideration. For more information on LBCC District COVID-19 policy and guides please view our page.


For further information on the position or application process, please contact (562) 938-4573.



Long Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, by delivering high quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities. Long Beach City College currently has the privilege of serving approximately 34,798 students, the majority of whom are students of color. Long Beach City College is a Hispanic serving institution, and of our student population 53% are Hispanic/Latinx, 14% are White, 13% are African American, 11% are Asian & Filipino, 8% are multi-ethnic, 1% are Pacific Islanders. An ideal candidate will demonstrate cultural competency in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities. For more information on our College demographics please click here:


Long Beach City College is committed to empowering our students to become active, ethical participants in their learning, as well as in the democratic structures that give them voice and agency in shaping their society and world. In an environment that is caring, supportive, and inclusive, LBCC promotes equitable learning and educational achievement by delivering innovative, high-quality degree programs, certificate programs, holistic support services, and leading-edge workforce preparation for our diverse communities.


Please check out the LBCC mission and values and other strategic initiatives below to learn more.










Under supervision, assists and participates in planning, organizing and providing a variety of educational and socialization activities and care for toddler and/or preschool-aged children in a learning laboratory classroom setting; and performs related duties as assigned.



CDC Associate Teachers under the supervision of a Child Development Center Teacher, assist in planning and providing care, guidance and developmentally appropriate learning and socialization experiences for toddler and/or preschool-aged children to encourage and facilitate positive social and cognitive learning. Duties are carried out in a learning laboratory classroom setting with District Early Childhood Education (ECE) students. Observations may be conducted via observation rooms, live camera recordings or in classroom study.


CDC Associate Teacher is distinguished from CDC Teacher in that incumbents in the latter class are accountable for supervising and maintaining the classroom environment to meet Center, state and accreditation requirements; and mentors college students within the lab setting.


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Education, Training and Experience:

An Associate's degree in child development, education, or a related field with a completion of a minimum of 12 semester units of course work in early childhood education or child development; and a minimum of 50 days of experience in an instructional capacity in a child care and development program, working at least three hours per day within the last two years; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

• May require a valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's vehicle insurance policy.

• Possession of a Child Development Permit (CDP) at the Associate Teacher level or above issued by the California Commission on Credentialing (CTC) prior to employment. It is the employee's responsibility to renew and maintain the Child Development Permit during their employment with the District.

• Employees must meet the requirements for Associate Teacher within the period specified in regulations and accreditation requirements.

• Results of a TB test performed within 60 days of hire date.

• Proof of having received the MMR vaccine or immunity to Measles (Titers).

• Proof of having received the Pertussis/TDAP vaccine within the past 10 years.

• Proof of having received the Influenza vaccine or a signed waiver opting out.

• Valid First Aid/Adult and Pediatric CPR Certificate dated within one year prior to hire date.

• Current Adult and Pediatric CPR Certificate with Health & Safety Component (15 hours) if necessary.

• Fingerprints, Child Abuse Index, and FBI check submitted and cleared to the Department of Justice and on file with/or reported to the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division prior to employment.

• Certificate of completion of California Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Online Training for General Training (4 hours) and Child Care Provider (3 hours).

• Certificate of completion in compliance with Healthy Schools Act Best Pest Management Practices Around Children (ADVANCED).


Meeting the minimum requirements of the position does not guarantee advancement in the selection process. Candidate qualifications will be assessed to determine those who meet and exceed requirements, and are deemed most competitive amongst the applicant pool to proceed.


Additional Information AND SELECTION PROCESS: To be considered a candidate for this position, all materials required should be received by the Long Beach City College Office of Human Resources by the closing date. Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified from further consideration. Qualified candidates will be notified in writing if they are moving forward in the selection process.

Application Process:


• Submit a completed online application through NEOGOV. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out to be considered for this position.

• If the position requires a college degree, transcripts or copy of a diploma, the required document must be attached at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are accepted during this phase. For experience substitution in lieu of education, please make sure to attach a statement clearly outlining how your additional experience covers the education requirement, on a year-for-year basis, and qualifies you to be considered for this position.

• If you participate in and fail any examination segment, you must wait a period of 90 days (~3 months) to test again for the same classification.

Selection Process: The following examination segments are pass/fail and may be utilized during the selection process:


• screening of the applicant's training, background, and experience

• scored evaluation of responses on a supplemental application/ subject matter expert (SME) review. *** Please answer each question thoroughly as they will be read and scored by SMEs***

• in-person or online:

• written examination(s)

• qualifications appraisal oral examination

• performance examination

• technical oral examination

(the above will be scored on a job-related basis)


Test parts are determined by the size and competitiveness of the candidate pool.

Only the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the examination process. Successful candidates who pass all parts of the examination process will be placed on the eligibility list in order of their relative merit as determined by these competitive examinations.


*** PLEASE NOTE: The District reserves the right to utilize a flexible pass point (cut-off score) on any test part to meet the staffing needs as determined by the District. Applicants that most closely meet the needs of the District will proceed with the recruitment process. ***



Individuals who require reasonable accommodations in the Application or Examination Process in accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office at least 5 (five) days prior to the closing date, by calling (562) 938-4372.



The Long Beach Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and equity-minded hiring practices. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, language, accent, citizenship status, race, color, ancestry, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, or in the basis of these perceived characteristics.


Transfer Requests for current LBCC Employees:

District employees may request to transfer by completing the

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Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: Long Beach, CA

Salary: 4150.16 - 5095.09

Posted On: March 4th, 2024

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