Position Summary: Work under the direction of the UI Children's Center Director as a Lead teacher responsible for planning, preparing, implementing and evaluating activities and routines for a developmentally appropriate program according to NAEYC Accreditation Standards; maintaining a physical environment to promote growth; observing and recording developmental levels and progress; developing partnerships with parents and provide care for physical needs of clientele; supervising and evaluating assistant classroom staff; maintaining a safe and sanitary environment; and performing related work.
This is an essential position that will be called upon in the event of an emergency and/or University closure
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development-Family Studies, Early Childhood Special Education or Elementary Education. Two years of experience working with children birth to 5 years old in a group care environment.
Applicants who are selected as final candidates must be able to pass a State of Idaho Health and Welfare background check.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of NAEYC philosophy and standards.
Certified in CPR and First Aid procedures.
Knowledge of Teaching Strategies GOLD.
On the Idaho Stars Professional Development System.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Physical ability to work around small children including standing, sitting, running, and climbing stairs.
Lift and carry small children up to 50 pounds.
Posting Number: SP002887P
Posting Date: 06/25/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: This position is open until filled, however applications received by midnight Sunday, July 31st will receive first consideration.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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