Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.
The University Child Care Center is accepting applications for a contractual Floating Lead Teacher to provide support to Lead Teachers and Center operations. Serve as a Lead Teacher in classrooms that have a need, as well as, provide resources and support to team of Lead Teachers and Administration.
In the absence of a lead teacher, either for vacation or long-term leave, serve as lead teacher in classroom. Includes lesson planning and implementation, student observation and assessment, general classroom management and supervision of student staff. Interact with parents as appropriate. Maintain classroom management to allow leads to perform lesson planning, conduct conferences with parents, etc. Organize and maintain inventory of curriculum materials and library. Taking observational notes on lessons or of specific students at the behest of lead teacher or director. Work closely with assistant director to create and post training videos on Blackboard.
One year of experience in an education setting.
90 + 9 clock hour certification in early childhood curriculum & development and communication or MSDE teacher certificate or have completed a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in early childhood or elementary education.
Must have a thorough knowledge and be able to demonstrate an understanding of DAP and child development.
Will be required to obtain CPR & First aid certification within 3 months of hire. Commit to 12 hrs per year of professional development.
Must be able to utlize all computer software and technologies, smartBoard, camera, Ipad.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and a contract that offers annual leave, holidays, sick days and tuition remission. Contractual employees scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
If you are motivated, innovative and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you. For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.
The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The University System of Maryland (USM) has recently determined that mandating a COVID vaccine for all faculty, staff and students at all schools in the USM is both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety. As a prospective hire at TU, proof of your full COVID19 vaccination must be demonstrated before you begin employment with the University.
Internal Number: 21000094
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).