UT Health Child Care Specialist II - Texas Medical Center in Texas

Child Care Specialist II - Texas Medical Center


Education / Child Care

UTHealth Administration

Requisition #: 1800022Z

Position Summary:

Provides basic elementary teaching and learning expertise to children in a pre-school child day care environment.

Location: 7900 Cambridge

Status: Full Time

Position Type: Salary ( non- exempt)

Dept: Auxiliary

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Plans and implements approved child educational programs and supervises the care of each child in the classroom.

  2. Instructs children and is responsible for the well-being and healthful climate and learning environment of assigned group of children.

  3. Maintains various records and reports pertaining to the health and the progress of learning and emotional development of each child in assigned group.

  4. Participates in meetings and makes recommendations regarding the purchase and utilization of equipment such as toys, games, etc.

  5. Responsible for the orderly arrangement, appearance, and learning environment of the classroom.

  6. Participates in and consults parents in teacher/parent conferences to inform parents of their children's growth, progress and deficiencies.

  7. Serves the children of the faculty, staff, and students of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

  8. Provides quality pre-school education in a stimulating environment.

  9. Assists in planning and supervising special activities, programs and outings.

  10. Provides work direction to personnel within department. May lead project and activities.

  11. May perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education:

Certified Child Development Associate (CDA) or Bachelor’s degree.

Minimum Experience:

One year of experience with pre-school aged children.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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