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Houston Community College in Houston, Texas
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Date Posted 09/26/2019
Admin-Child Care Services
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Title


Position Status

Full Time

Classification Title

Classified-12 m-Level III

Work Location

Main Campus-3600 N Garfield St, Midland, TX 79705

Job Summary

This position will guide children to their fullest potential by meeting their needs through assisting the classroom teachers in the care and instruction of the students and the preparation and management of classroom activities and administrative requirements. During non-school calendar days (childcare days), the Assistant Teacher will be responsible for collaborating to create and implement lesson plans and classroom management, as well as all other essential functions.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent

Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential, are enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree or, are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of the time of hire

Must be at least 18 years of age

Good reading, writing, and oral communication skills and ability to communicate positively with coworkers, parents and children

Employee is required to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification within 90 days of hire

Must possess a valid Texas Driver License, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance policy

Preferred Qualifications

Recent experience working in a licensed childcare facility or early childhood program

Knowledge of ages and stages of development for children ages 3 to 5 years of age

Associate’s degree in Child Development and Early Childhood

Essential Functions

Know, implement, and adhere to the Texas Health and Human Services, Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards, Workforce Solutions Permian Basin Child Care Services criteria, and Midland College policies

Positive job attitude, cooperative with parents, children and staff

Flexibility, willingness to accept change and keep up with the current trends in the field of early childhood development

Work collaboratively to implement developmentally appropriate classroom management, curriculum planning and implementing of small group experiences, interact and supervise children, including potty training where necessary

Collaborate to observe and record student progress through anecdotal records, adopted assessments and planning for individual needs

Use appropriate guidance techniques with children, parents and staff

Maintain up-to-date children’s records, release, and emergency forms

Light daily cleaning of classroom environment, including disinfecting and light daily laundry

Assist in implementing CCL health and safety standards, including keeping classroom clean and orderly for fire and health standards inspections

Maintain 30 clock hours of early childhood training annually to meet CCL guidelines from date of hire

Participate in staff development activities and trainings

Dependability in attendance and adherence to all time policies

Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands

Good physical health, energetic, nurturing and patient

Able to lift children up to 40 pounds, assist with potty training, walking, bending, standing, stooping, reaching, squatting down, stretching, sitting on the floor, rising up from low chairs or when sitting on the floor, and must be able to participate with children in gross motor activities

Ethical behavior, security sensitive work, team oriented, cooperation with coworkers, secure work environment, confidentiality required

Security Sensitivity

All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

Min Salary

$2,370.50 per month

Max Salary

$2,370.50 per month

Pay Statement


Posting Detail Information


Posting Number


Open Date


Position Available


Special Instructions to Applicants

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application and resume. Unofficial transcripts (if applicable) will be accepted with application.

If a specified closing date is not listed on the posting, there is a required minimum posting period of five business days.

EEO Statement

Midland College does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the College does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities.

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