Early Childhood Teacher

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

United States

April 29, 2023

Description

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Number TBD

Functional Title Early Childhood Teacher Position Type Administration - Staff Position Eclass EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning University Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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 lives. 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.

Position Summary

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.

Minimum Qualifications

B.S. in Human Development/Early Childhood or a related field and experience working with young children.

Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates Preferred Qualifications

Birth-Kindergarten licensure and early childhood classroom teaching experience preferred.

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 electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • 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 FTE 1.000 Type of Appointment Permanent If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment. Number of Months per Year 12 FLSA Exempt

    Key Responsibilities Percentage Of Time 40%

    Key Responsibility

    Meet or exceed licensing and accreditation standards while providing a high quality classroom environment for young children.

    Essential Tasks

    Follow guidelines and requirements provided by NC Div. of Child Development and Early Education, as well as standards of the NAEYC Academy for Early Education.

    Percentage Of Time 30%

    Key Responsibility

    Provide individualized mentoring and positive guidance for university students.

    Essential Tasks

    Model appropriate teaching strategies for all university students. Meet at least weekly with student teachers.

    Percentage Of Time 15%

    Key Responsibility

    Maintain up-to-date documentation on individual child assessment of growth and development for children in assigned classroom.

    Essential Tasks

    Complete developmental screenings in conjunction with families. Collect anecdotal notes of each child's progress.

    Percentage Of Time 15%

    Key Responsibility

    Provide daily curriculum plans using observations of children's development and interests.

    Essential Tasks

    Plan curriculum activities based on observations of children and aligned with early learning standards. Connect child assessment information to curriculum activities.

    ADA Checklist

    ADA Checklist

    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

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • Reference Letter 3
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
  • SpartanTalent Website
  • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Inside Higher Ed
  • Other professional journal / website
  • NCWorks.gov
  • UNC School System Job Board
  • Personal Networking
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Indeed.com
  • NorthCarolinaDiversity.com
  • Other
  • 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?
  • Yes
  • No
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