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Teacher 2, 12 Months, Kean Child Care and Development Center *Grant Funded*

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Kean Child Care and Development Center

Teacher 2, 12 Months *Grant Funded*

Under the supervision of the Director of the Child Care and Development Center, the Teacher is responsible for the general supervision and management of children between the ages of two and a half to five in the full day program and children up to twelve years old in the aftercare program. The Teacher plans and implements a program of developmentally appropriate experiences for children, demonstrating best early childhood practices. They supervise assistants and student teachers; communicate with parents; attend professional development events to maintain professional competency; and perform related work as required. All practices must be consistent with guidelines put forth by the Kean University Child Care and Development Center, College of Education and NJ Preschool Teaching & Learning Standards.

This position requires a regular schedule of late afternoon and evening hours, with flexibility in schedule required as needed. This is a full-time grant funded position through the Child Care Access Means Parents in Schools (CCAMPIS) Grant. Continued employment is contingent upon renewal of grant funding.

Qualifications: Possession of a valid New Jersey Teacher's Certificate of Pre-School through 3rd Grade (Standard, Emergency or Provisional) or Permanent Endorsement, issued by the Board of Examiners of the New Jersey Department of Education is required. A minimum of 1-2-years of classroom teaching experience; experience working with children with special needs; and a current Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate with a Preschool or Infant/Toddler Endorsement is preferred. I n addition to a pre-employment physical and successfully completing background screening checks at the time of hire, the Teacher position has physical requirements. These include: the ability to constantly move, stand, sit, bend and kneel for short and long periods of time, hand dexterity and the ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds; a bility to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear to ensure children’s health and safety and engage in physical activities with children; a bility to work indoors and outdoors; and the ability to successfully complete subsequent background checks per licensing requirements. Candidate must have the a bility to use a computer with basic proficiency and have effective and strong oral and written communication skills.

The selected candidate will be required to pass a four (4) month Working Test Period.

Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts are required prior to the starting date of employment.

New Jersey SAME Program Applicants: If you are applying under the NJ State as a Model Employer of People with Disabilities (SAME) Program, your supporting documents (Schedule A or B Letter) must be submitted along with your resume by the closing date indicated above. For more information on the New Jersey SAME Program, please visit the website at: https://nj.gov/csc/ same /overview/index.shtml , email: Same @csc.nj.gov or contact our Kean Recruiting Team at SAME@kean.edu .

Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.

Additional Information

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures .

Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.

EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

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Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 50 undergraduate majors and 60-plus graduate options, including six doctoral programs. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community.

The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with additional locations in Ocean County, New Jersey - Kean Ocean and Jefferson Township, New Jersey - Kean Skylands. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou, China.

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