Lead Teacher-.50

University of Central Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Apr 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Position Title Teacher Working Title Lead Teacher-.50 Department 320130-Foster Knox Child Care Pay Rate $12.55/hour FTE .5 FLSA Nonexempt Position Number 999163 Classification CJS09 Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a part-time position with some Eductional Development and retirement benefits.

A complete UCM electronic 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. Working hours:
Monday – Friday, approximately 20-25 hours per week Bargaining Unit No Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 03/05/2021 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) Other Education & Formal Training
Child Development Associate Credential – Infant/Toddler or Preschool
Associate’s degree in the following field(s) of study: Early Childhood Education, Child & Family Development or Elementary Education
Bachelor’s degree in the following field(s) of study: Early Childhood Education, Child & Family Development or Elementary Education
Maintain CPR and First Aid training (initial training within 90 days of employment) Computer Skills Other - Curriculum and child care software, Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Desktop Publishing Experience
One year experience working in a formal child care program setting. Other Experience Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Child care security check, Fingerprinting, Driver's license Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements
Fingerprinting: if assigned to Early Head Start classroom Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, 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 the floor.
Physical stamina to engage with children for 5 hours a day. Lifting weight Special Working Conditions: Professional appearance, Irregular work hours Other Special Working Conditions
Workshops and trainings may be scheduled on some nights and weekends.
Appropriate comfortable clothing to play with children. Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required. Special Qualifications: Post-offer physical exam required. Other Special Qualifications
TB screening, as required by licensing
CPR & First Aid within first 90 days of employment; must be pediatric CPR Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * 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?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 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?
    • No
    • Yes
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  1. Resume
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