As part of my employment with ECJD, I will be required to complete the following:

1. Mandatory:
40-clock-hour Introductory Child Care Training comprised of Part I and Part II courses

Introductory Child Care Training

Child care personnel must begin training by commencing coursework, obtaining an education exemption or by completing a competency exam within the first 90 days of employment in the child care industry. All training must be completed one (1) year after the date on which training began. The Introductory Child Care Training is divided into two parts:

Part I

All child care personnel are required to complete the following 30-clock

  1. Child Care Facility Rules and Regulation (6 hours)
  2. Health, Safety, and Nutrition (8 hours
  3. Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (4 hours)
  4. Child Growth and Development (6 hours)
  5. Behavioral Observation and Screening (6 hours)

Part II

All child care personnel are required to complete 10-clock-hours of training from the following courses:

  1. Understanding Developmentally Appropriate Practice (5 hours)
  2. Infant and Toddler Appropriate Practice (5 hours)*^
  3. Preschool Appropriate Practice (5 hours)
  4. School-Age Appropriate Practice (5 hours)
  5. Special Needs Appropriate Practices (10 hours)
  6. Early Literacy for Children Age Birth to Three (5 hours – online)
  7. Basic Guidance and Discipline (5 hours – online)
  8. Early Childhood Computer Learning Centers (5 hours – online), or
  9. Emergent Literacy for Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) Instructors (5 hours – online)

2. 5-clock-hour (or .5 Continue Education Units) Early Literacy and Language Development, within 1 year of employment

3. 10-clock-hours of Annual In-service training completed between July 1 and June 30 each year

By e-signing my name in the space below, I have read and understood the Introductory Child care Training requirement.

  • hereby acknowledge that ECJD does not provide employee health insurance. ECJD is not responsible for any health costs pertaining to any illness or injury that may occur at an assignment or client school/facility. I fully understand that if an illness or injury were to occur, ECJD would be notified immediately of said incident. I further agree to hold ECJD harmless for any and all consequences resulting from an illness or injury and for all costs incurred.

    I acknowledge that I am responsible for any and all costs and risks associated with an injury or illness that occurs at any client site or facility. I hold ECJD and its/their officers, directors, agents and employees from and against any and all claims, suits, liens, judgments, damages, losses and expenses including reasonable legal fees and costs arising in whole or in part and in any manner from acts, in connection with my temporary employment and training.

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