Position Title Teacher
Working Title Lead Teacher-.50
Department 320130-Foster Knox Child Care
Pay Rate $12.55/hour
Position Number 998826
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a part-time position with some Eductional Development and retirement
A complete UCM application for employment and resume required. Incomplete
applications will not be considered.
Initial review of applications will begin on 08/02/2021 and continue until the
position is filled.
NOTE: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this
position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status and
people with disabilities.
Monday-Friday; approximately 25 hours per week.
Bargaining Unit No
Work Location Warrensburg Campus
Posting Date 03/05/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Serve as substitute lead teacher of assigned classroom, to include: Under the
direction of the center director, plan, write, and implement lesson plans
utilizing thematic units and room environments while addressing the following
developmental areas: social-emotional, physical, language, and cognitive-
intellectual skills. Maintain daily correspondence and reports on children, to
include documentation related to each child's development. Assist children in
learning social skills such as sharing, waiting a turn, using words to make
needs known, as well as personal care skills such as hand washing. Change
diapers, provide toilet training or bathroom assistance as needed, keeping the
children comfortable with clean hands and faces. Consistently enforce center
discipline policy, supervising children at play in an alert but non-intrusive
manner, making developmental observations on each child weekly. Maintain an
orderly, clean, and child-oriented classroom. Supervise volunteers and student
teachers working as aides in the classroom.
Attend staff meetings and participate in training opportunities each year, as
Education & Formal Training
Other Education & Formal Training
Associate's degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary
Education, or Child and Family Development
Bachelor's degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary
Education, or Child and Family Development.
Child Development Associate (CDA). CDA must reflect age grouping:
Infant/Toddler or Preschool/SA CDA.
Computer Skills Desktop Publishing, Other - Curriculum and child care
One year of experience working with young children in a child care facility
CDA certification and/or transcripts are required as part of the interview
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of
Position: Criminal History check, Child care security check, Missouri
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements
Classification E driver's license may be required after hiring for field
Maintain membership in a state or national Early Childhood organization.
Fingerprinting may be required to meet Early Head Start standards.
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication
skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University
environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership
skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Physical
Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation,
etc, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines,
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Ability to show enthusiasm and enjoyment in working with children.
Ability to speak clearly and grammatically correct.
Working knowledge of child development.
Specify sensory abilities:
Physical & Environmental Factors: Lifting (weight) - 50 lbs, Excessive
standing and/or walking
Other Physical & Environmental Factors
Bending, stooping, and sitting on floor.
Physical stamina to play with children for 6 hours.
Special Working Conditions: Professional appearance
Other Special Working Conditions
Occasional evening meetings and/or weekend training workshops.
Outdoor time is required during the day.
Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required.
Other Special Qualifications
Post-offer physical exam and TB screening as required by licensing and
accreditation within 30 days of employment.
In compliance with accreditation guidelines, incumbent must have Child
Development Associate (CDA)or Associate's degree in child development field.
Per state regulations, incumbent is required to attend training workshops as a
condition of employment each year.
Family Care Safety Registry screenings are required for all workers in a child
care setting, as required by child care licensing and accreditation.
If a CDA is used to meet qualifications, candidate must maintain certification
First aid and CPR training required within 90 days of employment.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you understand that if selected for an interview you will be required to bring copies of your current CDA certificate and/or college transcripts?
Do you understand that a background check and fingerprinting is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the completion/results of these conditions?