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Preschool/Childcare Substitute Teacher

Southern Utah University
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 31, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

Preschool/Childcare Substitute Teacher

Job Description:

The role of the substitute teacher will be to fill in on a temporary basis and act as a teacher and role model for children (6 weeks to 6 years) in their assigned classroom.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide developmentally appropriate care and positive guidance for infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers, in a safe and secure environment at the SUU Center for Hope.
  • Facilitate child-led, play-based, emergent curriculum that nurtures the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of young children. Curriculum should include opportunities for children to explore, investigate, and question.
  • Set up and maintain play spaces to support development and Developmentally Appropriate Practice curriculum approach.
  • Support children's social development including facilitating problem solving and conflict resolution.
  • Be responsible for physical care of the children including caring for toileting and feeding needs.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly classroom environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality in compliance with FERPA and other applicable laws.
  • Understand and ensure Utah Child Care Licensing Rules and Regulations are followed.
  • Enforce all university policies and rules governing students.
  • Work cooperatively with the Child Care Manager, SUU Preschool Staff, and other center teachers and staff.

Education and Experience Requirements:

1. Pass a background check.
2. Complete the childcare licensing pre-service training.
3. Experience working with children 6 and under.

Documents Needed to Apply:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for at least 3 Professional References

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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