Lead Teacher - .50

University of Central Missouri
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$13.00
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Position Information

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Position Title Teacher

Working Title Lead Teacher - .50 Department 320130-Foster Knox Child Care Pay Rate $13.00/hour FTE .5 FLSA Nonexempt Position Number 998807 Classification CJS09 Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a part-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include retirement and 6 credit hours per academic year in education assistance for the employee.

Completed UCM online application for employment and resume required.Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until 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.

Working hours:

Monday – Friday, approximately 25 hours per week

Bargaining Unit No Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 01/16/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose

Arrange a classroom to facilitate learning and meet the needs of each child individually.

Serve as a Lead Teacher for a group of children that may range in age from six weeks through ten years, in a child care setting.

Observe, assess, and assemble developmental records on children in their care.

Plan and organize classroom activities/experiences to facilitate and enhance learning for the children in their classroom.

Education & Formal Training Associate's degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below), High school diploma or equivalent Other Education & Formal Training

Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) – Infant/Toddler or Preschool OR

Associate's degree in the following field(s) of study: Early Childhood Education, Child & Family Development or Elementary Education OR

Bachelor's degree in the following field(s) of study: Early Childhood Education, Child & Family Development or Elementary Education

Computer Skills Word-Processing, Desktop Publishing, Other - Utilize application of Ipad Experience

At least nine (9) months of experience working in a formal child care program setting.

Other Experience Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Criminal History check, Child care security check, Fingerprinting, Driver's license Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Child care security check: Family Care Safety Registry

Fingerprinting required by licensing BEFORE employment.

Missouri Class E license optional or ability to achieve this license for field trips or outings in the university 15 passenger van.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.

Specify sensory abilities: Physical & Environmental Factors: Excessive standing and/or walking, Lifting (weight) - 50 lbs. Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Bending, stooping, and sitting on floor.

Physical stamina to engage with children for 5 hours a day.

Lifting weight Special Working Conditions: Irregular work hours Other Special Working Conditions

Irregular hours – Workshops and trainings may be scheduled on some nights and weekends.

Professional appearance – Appropriate comfortable clothing to play with children.

Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required. Special Qualifications: Other Special Qualifications

Physical exam required within 30 days for employment, as required by licensing.

TB screening within 30 days of employment, as required by licensing.

Maintain CPR & First Aid training (initial training within first 90 days of employment); must be pediatric CPR

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  • Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
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  • 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?
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