Position Summary: Applicants may apply to fill part-time or full-time Assistant Teacher vacancies. Please indicate your preference in your cover letter.
Work under the direction of the UI Childrens Center Director and Lead Teacher to implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and activities according to NAEYC Accreditation Standards; maintain a physical environment to promote growth; observe and record developmental levels and progress; develop partnerships with parents and provide care for the physical needs of children; maintain a safe and sanitary environment; performing related work.
Minimum Qualifications: Education: Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent or completion of CDA within 6 months of hire date.
Must be enrolled in IdahoStars Development System within one month of hire date.
Ability to: learn and apply instructions and standards.
Knowledge: developmental stages of young children and behavior management practices; CPR and first aid.
Skills: demonstrate effective communication skills, organizational skills and multi-tasking skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with infants and preschool children.
Knowledge of NAEYC philosophy and standards.
Previous experience in a child care center or environment working with young children.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Must possess physical ability to work around small children; lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 pounds; stand, sit, run and climb stairs.
Successful candidates must follow the institutions protocols and policies to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus, including wearing face coverings while in all university buildings. Must possess physical ability to work around small children; lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 pounds; stand, sit, run and climb stairs. Successful candidates must follow the institutions protocols and policies to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus, including wearing face coverings while in all university buildings.
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
Posting Number: STH001956P
Posting Date: 05/12/2022
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: This is a full-time or part-time position, and will accept applications from students and non-students. Complete the online application and provide a resume and cover letter. Application materials will be reviewed when sufficient number of qualified applications are received. This posting may remain open until filled.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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