Early Childhood Education Teacher
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Introduction (Description of
The Children's Learning Center
is looking for
teachers for our infant room. The Lead
will be responsible for curriculum, staff
performance, environment and communication in a year-round,
full-day classroom. The position is responsible for understanding
and communicating the needs of children and their families, and the
interrelationship between these needs and the Center. Teachers must
maintain in-service and continuing education requirements as
mandated by state licensing and accreditation.
Full-time employees in an annual-basis appointment earn 176 hours
of vacation per fiscal year and granted 176 hours (22 days) of
initial sick leave available for use during the first 18 months of
employment. Employees are also granted 36 hours (4.5 days) of
personal holiday hours per year and nine legal paid holidays. Find
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Whether you are looking to start your career in early education or
are a seasoned professional, we look forward to reviewing your
Certification in hands-on Pediatric First Aid, AED and CPR is
required upon start date and must be maintained during
- An Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education,
Child Development, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Special
Education, NAEYC equivalent or ability to complete degree or meet
NAEYC equivalent with continuing education within 18 months of
- T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Wisconsin scholarship recipients may
be sponsored by UWM Children’s Learning Center to support teacher
Interested candidates must submit the following
electronically at time of application:
- A minimum of one year documented experience teaching children
between 6 weeks and 12 years
- Demonstrate ability to develop and implement classroom
- Experience working for a childcare facility within higher
- Evidence of the ability to work within a diverse staff
- Evidence of a working knowledge of child development and
ability to communicate needs to families
- Experience leading or supervising a team
- A WI DPI license to teach kindergarten if you desire to work in
the Kindergarten program
- Cover Letter
- Document listing the names and contact information of three
references. Please include first and last name, title, work
relationship (direct supervisor, colleague, etc), phone number, and
All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of
meeting the qualifications above. Evidence of each of the above
minimum and preferred qualifications should be presented in your
application materials. Evidence of ability, capacity, and
proficiency should be presented through examples of your
experiences, educational knowledge, and personal characteristics
evidenced through examples of your actions and behaviors.
The following documents will be required at time of
- Official college transcripts
- Proof of valid CPR/First Aid Certification
- Copy of WI DPI license to teach kindergarten (If applying to
work in the Kindergarten program)
Candidates selected for hire will be required to submit official
college transcripts and proof of valid CPR/First Aid certification.
All finalists being considered for the position will be required to
participate in a criminal records check consistent with the
Wisconsin Fair Employment.
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM
will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and
attach any required documents. The process is complete when the
message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you
receive a confirmation number.
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references will be required to answer questions regarding any past
findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending
allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.
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To apply, please visit: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/37211