Teacher, Child Development Center

University Of Rhode Island
March 17, 2023
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Offerd Salary:$58,544 - $88,289
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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number SF01486

Job Title Teacher, Child Development Center Position Number 106095 FTE 1.00 FLSA Exempt Position Type Professional Staff Union PSA/NEA - Professional Staff Assoc Pay Grade Level 11 Pay Grade Range $58,544 - $88,289 Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Limited

Department Information

Department Providence Child Development Center

Contact(s)

Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (https: // jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Phone/Extension Contact Email Physical Demands Campus Location Grant Funded Extension Contingency Notes

Position is full-time calendar year, limited to 06-29-2024 with anticipated renewal.

Job Description Summary

(Job Location: Dr. Pat Feinstein Child Development Center)

BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for curriculum planning and implementation, as well as for the supervision of a group of pre-primary children. Responsible for the supervision and training of undergraduate students interning in the Center. Communicate with the families of the children in the Child Development Center and serve as a representative of the Child Development Center to the surrounding community.

Duties and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plan curriculum consistent with developmentally appropriate early childhood educational practice according to guidelines established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the RI Early Learning and Development Standards and serve as a model teacher in its implementation.

Prepare educational materials to meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of a group of children, reflecting the RI Early Learning and Development Standards.

Complete developmental assessments of each child that incorporate the RI Early Learning and Development Standards and conduct biannual parent-teacher conferences with parents.

Interact daily with parents, sharing pertinent information regarding their children.

Assess, coordinate, supervise and evaluate intermediate and advanced level students enrolled in laboratory practicum experiential learning courses, as well as University interns, over the course of a calendar year (fall, spring, and summer semesters), incorporating State and national standards.

May serve as a Rhode Island Department of Education-approved and/or DHS- approved Mentor Teacher for early childhood professionals throughout the state.

Serve as a representative of the Child Development Center in the Rhode Island Early Childhood community. Assist in developing and conducting workshops and training programs on high-quality early childhood curriculum and practices across the state. Participate in state-level professional initiatives, when appropriate.

Attend all scheduled staff meetings, open houses and other parent functions, and assist in the planning and facilitation when appropriate.

Supervise staff, work study students and teacher assistants, and provide consistent feedback, evaluation, and professional development . Attend to emergency situations in the absence of the coordinator.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Participate in the general organization of the classroom and center.

Show flexibility in meeting the center's scheduling and emergency needs.

All CDC Teacher positions will have an initial assignment at either the Providence or Kingston center, however, assignments may be shifted to a different location (with advanced notice) based on demand or need, temporarily per the discretion of the CDC Coordinators.

Perform other duties as assigned.

LICENSES , TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

Valid RI early childhood education teacher certification at time of appointment; Comprehensive national background check at time of appointment; DCYF child protective services clearance at time of appointment. RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Foundations: The 9 Domains within one year of appointment; RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Preschool Classrooms: The Instruction Cycle within one year of appointment; RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Preschool Classrooms: Curriculum and Planning within one year of appointment.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED :

1. Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field at time of appointment.

2. Evidence of valid RI early childhood education teacher certification at time of appointment.

3. Evidence of having met comprehensive national background check at time of appointment.

4. Evidence of having met DCYF child protective services clearance at time of appointment.

5. Demonstrated knowledge of practices consistent with developmentally- appropriate early childhood educational practice according to the guidelines established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

6. Demonstrated experience partnering with families.

7. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

8. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

9. Demonstrated supervisory experience.

10. Demonstrated collaborative workstyle.

11. Demonstrated experience and dedication to integrating issues of inclusion, equity, and social justice in your work.

12. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

13. Successful candidate must complete the RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Foundations: The 9 Domains within one year of appointment.

14. Successful candidate must complete the RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Preschool Classrooms: The Instruction Cycle within one year of appointment.

15. Successful candidate must complete the RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Preschool Classrooms: Curriculum and Planning within one year of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED :

1. Master's degree in early childhood education, child development or related field.

2. Minimum of one year of experience teaching pre-primary children in a laboratory school or related setting.

3. Demonstrated experience in supervising undergraduates.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Date 01/11/2023 Closing Date 03/17/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 3 ( PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:

(#1) Cover letter.

(#2) Resume.

(#3) Other Document – References – the names and contact information of three professional references. (Note: this document is required even though references may be listed on the application).

Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.uri.edu/postings/11148

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Other Document - References
  • Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have or will have a Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field at time of appointment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have or will have evidence of valid RI early childhood education teacher certification at time of appointment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have or will have evidence of having met comprehensive national background check at time of appointment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have or will have evidence of having met DCYF child protective services clearance at time of appointment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated knowledge of practices consistent with developmentally-appropriate early childhood educational practice according to the guidelines established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated experience partnering with families?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated supervisory experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated collaborative workstyle?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated experience and dedication to integrating issues of inclusion, equity, and social justice in your work?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you able to complete the RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Foundations: The 9 Domains within one year of appointment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you able to complete the RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Preschool Classrooms: The Instruction Cycle within one year of appointment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you able to complete the RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Preschool Classrooms: Curriculum and Planning within one year of appointment?
  • Yes
  • No
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