Human Resources

Child Development Center Aide

Under the direction of the assigned Teacher with supervision and evaluation by, a Site Supervisor and/or Director, to perform a variety of child development activities to assist in the conduct of appropriate early learning experiences of children and in maintaining proper school and classroom environment.


$13.00 per hour

Minimum Experience Requirement

Requires experience with preschool children, either on a volunteer or paid basis.

Minimum Education Requirement

A minimum of six (6) post high school semester units in Child Development required.

Examples of Duties

Awareness and adherence to the philosophy of the Early Childhood program; assist in planning and providing age appropriate activities in the area of early childhood education; actively involved in the children’s work and play throughout the day by talking, interacting, and working with the children. Assist in maintaining a stable environment with sufficient control to ensure the emotional and physical well-being of children and staff members; use respect and sensitivity at all times when communicating with children, both verbally and non-verbally; assist children to identify and verbalize their concerns and issues; accept the child’s current level of communication while supporting growth and development of language; listen to children, and respond to their language/communication; assist with continuous evaluation of children’s progress; assist in maintaining a safe, healthy and comfortable environment.

Conditions of Employment

  • A preplacement medical assessment/health screening, at office expense, is a condition of appointment after all other required job conditions have been met.
  • Must have completed pediatric CPR and first aid training through an accredited or approved program and hold a current pediatric CPR and first aid certificate or the ability to obtain CPR and first aid certificate within six months of hire date.
  • Must have a California Motor Vehicle operator’s license.
  • Must present verification of completion of Child Abuse Mandated Reporter training or obtain verification within six (6) weeks of hire and annually thereafter, as required by the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act.


Kim Salas, Secretary II Early Childhood Education Services (661)-636-4760

Application for Employment – Substitute Temporary – Classified

All candidates must file a Substitute/Temporary Classified Application and Supporting documentation with the Human Resources Department at the Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office, 1300 17th Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93301. Applications are available below, or at our offices.
Substitute /Temporary Classified Employment Application (may be downloaded at