Berkley Child and Family Development Center, UMKC School of
Are you available to work on-call and be available from 12:00p -
6:00p or 3:00p - 6:00p, Monday-Friday? The UMKC Early Childhood Lab
School, Berkley Child and Family Development Center, A nationally
accredited program located on the UMKC campus, is seeking
experienced preschool assistants with positive attitudes, strong
problem-solving skills, and who are committed to providing the
highest quality early learning experience. As a Preschool
Assistant, you will work in a dynamic team environment facilitating
a Reggio inspired play-based curriculum rooted in developmentally
appropriate practice. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Assist teachers in carrying out curriculum, care activities,
- Cultivate and maintain a positive relationship with parents,
teachers, and university students
- Consistently treat children with dignity, respect and
- Promote, administer, and work to implement the programs goals,
philosophies, policies, and mission statements
- Participate in classroom management involving procedures and
program as delegated by supervisors
- Light clerical work (typing, filing, etc.)
- Attend staff meetings
- Participate in required in-service trainings as required by
Missouri State Licensing
- Assist with classroom’s general housekeeping
MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EITHER:
- 12:00p - 6:00p, Monday - Friday
- 3:00p - 6:00p, Monday - Friday
High school diploma or equivalent and some experience from which
comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Anticipated Hiring Range
- Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate, attendance in
child development classes, or one year experience in a child care
environment are preferred.
- Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and to move freely (pushing,
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter,
resume, and list of three references with contact information) into
one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume
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Review of applications will begin immediately.
Part Time, hours vary - Please indicate your a vailability in your
This position is not eligible for University benefits. Individuals
in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the
Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b). For information about this plan,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and
expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of
teaching, research, and engagement.
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