Teacher, CDC

Missouri State University

United States

October 25, 2021

Description

Posting Details Position Title Teacher, CDC

Work Location Springfield Campus Department Child Development Center HR Home Department 020430 CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER Pay Grade 41 Proposed Salary $30,471 Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? Yes Appointment Type Full Time Regular Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt General Function

The Teacher, Child Development Center (CDC) is responsible for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum for children in the Child Development Center as prescribed by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The Teacher, CDC sets up the physical environment to meet changing needs, maintains a safe, clean, and pleasant environment, models and instructs other adults in best practice, and provides information to parents regarding their children as well as general child development information. The Teacher, CDC completes developmental assessments on each child participating in the program, maintains observational records relating to each child's developmental progress, and conducts parent conferences with each participating family. The Teacher, CDC assists in supervising and evaluating University student performance in the Child Development Center.

Description of Primary Duties

The Teacher, Child Development Center (CDC) is responsible for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum for children in the Child Development Center as prescribed by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The Teacher, CDC sets up the physical environment to meet changing needs, maintains a safe, clean, and pleasant environment, models and instructs other adults in best practice, and provides information to parents regarding their children as well as general child development information.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

Education: A Bachelor's degree in child and family development, early childhood education (ECE), or a closely related field is required by the first day of employment.

Experience: Two years of experience in child development or education with children is preferred. Supervisory experience is preferred. Experience with at-risk children is preferred.

Skills: Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. An understanding of early childhood growth and development, as well as the ability to apply this understanding to appropriate activities, is required. Must be able to instruct adults by role modeling in interactions with preschool children and their families. Must be able to oversee individual children and a small group of children simultaneously. A general knowledge of nutrition, health, and first aid is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

License: Certification for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid are required or must be obtained within thirty days of employment.

Other: Must be able to maintain visual contact with physical area occupied by infants, toddlers, or pre-school children. Must be able to get up and down from the floor, move quickly, and lift a minimum of 10 pounds. Successful completion of the screening process for the Family Care Safety Registry is required. Must attend required child care licensing training (12 clock hours).

Additional Qualifications Link to Job Description https:// www. missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/21494.htm Open Date 10/04/2021 Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) 10/25/2021 Special Instructions to Applicants

Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, TitleIX@missouristate.edu, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, equity@missouristate.edu, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Number 20210302FTS

Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/57874

Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you hear about this vacancy?
  • Missouri State University Website
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Indeed
  • Job Board (CareerBuilder.com, Monster, etc.)
  • Employee Referral
  • Personal Contacts / Networking
  • Web Postings
  • Print Publications
  • Diversity website posting
  • (HERC) Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
  • Other
  • Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting. If you selected Employee Referral above, please list the name of the current MSU employee who referred you.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you a current full-time regular Missouri State University employee?
  • Yes, I am a current full-time faculty/staff University employee.
  • No, I am not currently employed by the University.
  • No, I am a current per course faculty member.
  • No, I am a current part-time staff University employee.
  • No, I am a current University graduate assistant or teaching assistant.
  • No, I am a current student University employee.
  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree in child and family development, early childhood education (ECE), or a closely related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • What discipline is your Bachelor's degree?
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts - 1
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
  • Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)
  • Letter of Recommendation-3 (Non-confidential)
  • Other Documents -1
  • Certificate/License-1
  • Certificate/License-2
  • Certificate/License-3
  • Course Document -1
  • Course Document -2
  • Course Document -3
  • Unofficial Transcripts -2
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