320130-Foster Knox Child Care
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a part-time position with some Eductional Development and
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
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.
Open Until Filled
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
Attend staff meetings and participate in training opportunities
each year, as scheduled.
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 .
Desktop Publishing, Other - Curriculum and child care
One year of experience working with young children in a child care
CDA certification and/or transcripts are required as part of the
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Child care security check, Missouri
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, &
Classification E driver’s license may be required after hiring for
Maintain membership in a state or national Early Childhood
Fingerprinting may be required to meet Early Head Start
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, Maintain confidentiality
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Ability to show enthusiasm and enjoyment in working with
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
Other Physical & Environmental Factors
Bending, stooping, and sitting on floor.
Physical stamina to play with children for 6 hours.
Special Working Conditions:
Other Special Working Conditions
Occasional evening meetings and/or weekend training
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
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
If a CDA is used to meet qualifications, candidate must maintain
certification throughout employment.
First aid and CPR training required within 90 days of
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
- * 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?