Position Number TBD
Functional Title Early Childhood Teacher
Position Type Administration - Staff
Position Eclass EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning
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of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for
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Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit
The Child Care Education Program is operated by the Department of Human
Development and Family Studies (HDFS), in the School of Health and Human
Sciences at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. HDFS is committed to
excellence in teaching, research, and service regarding human development and
close relationships across the lifespan. Our objectives are to educate the
next generation of HDFS professionals and scholars, to generate new knowledge,
and to foster the well-being of individuals and families in their everyday
The Child Care Education Program provides a setting where university students
can gain experiential and hands-on learning, as well as have opportunities to
apply content knowledge from their courses. Students are provided the
opportunity to complete full-time student teaching, participate in weekly
practicum placements, complete one-time observations for class assignments,
and find part-time employment through work/study programs.
Early Childhood Education Teachers in the Child Care Education Program are
responsible for curriculum planning in classrooms for young children,
maintaining licensing and accreditation standards, and creating a respectful
high quality classroom environment. Additionally, they provide appropriate
guidance for university students working in their classrooms.
B.S. in Human Development/Early Childhood or a related field and experience
working with young children.
Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates
Birth-Kindergarten licensure and early childhood classroom teaching experience
Special Instructions to Applicants
THIS IS A POOLED POSTING. WHEN AN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TEACHER POSITION
BECOMES VACANT, HDFS WILL REVIEW THIS POOLED POSTING FOR A QUALIFIED CANDIDATE
TO HIRE. THIS POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR TWELVE MONTHS. IF YOU APPLY AND
WISH TO NO LONGER BE CONSIDERED, PLEASE RETURN TO YOUR APPLICATION AND
WITHDRAW IT FROM CONSIDERATION
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their general
List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3)
professional references that includes:
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or
Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or
Contact Phone Number
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation
number has been received at the end of the application process.
Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience
Org #-Department Human Devlp and Family Studies - 12403
Job Open Date 04/29/2022
For Best Consideration Date
Job Close Date 04/29/2023
Open Until Filled No
Type of Appointment Permanent
If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment.
Number of Months per Year 12
Percentage Of Time 40%
Meet or exceed licensing and accreditation standards while providing a high
quality classroom environment for young children.
Follow guidelines and requirements provided by NC Div. of Child Development
and Early Education, as well as standards of the NAEYC Academy for Early
Percentage Of Time 30%
Provide individualized mentoring and positive guidance for university
Model appropriate teaching strategies for all university students.
Meet at least weekly with student teachers.
Percentage Of Time 15%
Maintain up-to-date documentation on individual child assessment of growth and
development for children in assigned classroom.
Complete developmental screenings in conjunction with families.
Collect anecdotal notes of each child's progress.
Percentage Of Time 15%
Provide daily curriculum plans using observations of children's development
Plan curriculum activities based on observations of children and aligned with
early learning standards.
Connect child assessment information to curriculum activities.
R for Rare (0-30%), O for Occasional (30-60%), F for Frequent (60-90%),
C for Constant (90-100%).
Physical Effort Hand Movement-Grasping - F, Holding - C, Reading - C,
Writing - C, Eye-hand coordination - C, Vision-Color Distinction - F, Hearing
- C, Talking - C, Standing - F, Sitting - O, Walking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. -
F, Lifting-30-60 lbs. - O, Climbing-Stairs - O, Bending - O, Squatting - O,
Reaching - F, Others… - move quickly in emergency R
Work Environment Inside - F, Outside - F
List of References
Reference Letter 1
Reference Letter 2
Reference Letter 3
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed
Other professional journal / website
UNC School System Job Board
If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.
(Open Ended Question)
Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?