Required Education and Experience
- Associate’s degree in science, education or closely related field.
- One (1) year of experience in early childhood education, formal or informal.
Preferred Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree in science, education or a closely related field.
- Experience working with animals.
- Theater/presentation experience.
- Able to teach in Spanish (and English).
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software.
While performing the duties of the position, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include distance vision and peripheral vision.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The above position description reflects a general overview of the responsibilities, reporting relationships and position requirements for this job classification. It is not intended to be a complete description of all duties and requirements that may be inherent in the position.