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Preschool Teacher

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SALARY: $60,000.00 Annually

OPENING DATE : 5/1/2024

CLOSING DATE : 5/22/2024 11:59 p.m.

UNIT: Grants & Special Projects

DEPARTMENT: Early Learning Center

REPORTS TO: Director, Early Learning Center

OVERVIEW: This position supports the Preschool Expansion Aid Grant Program, which is a partnership between Middlesex College and The Public Schools of Edison Township.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Utilizes the High Scope Curriculum and evaluates student progress within the class.
  2. Develops, researches, implements, and evaluates weekly and daily lesson plans that align with NJ Preschool Learning Standards.
  3. Coordinates work assignments of staff in the preschool classroom.
  4. Assigns specific tasks to teacher assistants, substitute workers, students, and volunteers as required.
  5. Maintains records for Edison Preschool evaluation.
  6. Plans and conducts parent conferences at least two times per year and prepares for them in written form; as per Edison BOE protocol.
  7. Teaches children and supervises them in the classroom, playground, and on field trips.
  8. Promotes Family Engagement.
  9. Attends all required District Professional Development.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree in Education
  • Certificate of Eligibility or Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing for Preschool through Grade Three certification
  • Three (3) years of verifiable work experience in an early childhood setting private or public
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience utilizing High Scope Early Childhood Curriculum
  • NJ Preschool through Grade 3 Certification
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:



Ten (10)-month position

Duration: Employment contingent upon Pre School Expansion contract with Edison BOE.

The schedule listed below, and any paid time off will be in accordance with the Edison BOE calendar and contracts.

SCHEDULE : Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in accordance with the provisions of Edison BOE

RETIREMENT: Pension Eligible

This is a specially funded position, dependent for its existence upon federal, State, or other non-College operating funds, and is not funded pursuant to the regular College budget. Continued employment is always contingent upon satisfactory performance and College needs. Grant funded positions are also contingent upon continued funding. This appointment is for the specified period only. Employment beyond the expiration date of the grant is subject to appropriate provisions of existing collectively bargained agreements in effect at the time for employees covered by those agreements.

Any Middlesex College employee hired after September 1, 2011 will have to meet the New Jersey residency law requirement.

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 Middlesex College

Middlesex College is a place where everyone has equal access to opportunity and a chance to THRIVE… in education, exploration, growth and personal progress.

Our students are recent high school graduates looking to take the first two years toward a bachelor’s degree; others want to start a great career right after graduating from Middlesex College. Some may be adult students who have been out of school for a while, looking to upgrade their skills or start college. They are returning military veterans seeking an education. They are also recent immigrants looking to improve their English skills or participate in workplace training.

Less than an hour from New York City, our home county is strategically located near lucrative career opportunities in technology, healthcare and business, with employers like Johnson & Johnson and the fast-growing autonomous technology industry.

Our students hail from every town in Middlesex County, the most diverse county in the state according to the 2020 U.S. Census, and nearly 40 countries.

Thanks to scholarships and grants, we make it possible for anyone to afford Middlesex College without getting into debt. Students and families who make less than $65,000 are eligible for grants covering the entire cost of tuition.

Our caring faculty nurture students as they prepare to transfer to a four-year college or enter the world of work, providing career guidance and extending help beyond normal office hours.

Middlesex College is an inclusive workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives and lived experiences, and values each person's contributions.

Join our team in serving a diverse population of more than 12,000 students. The campus community, representing a variety of ages, races, ethnicities, interests, and backgrounds, all work together toward the common goal of providing access to a quality, affordable education to a diverse population.

We understand that total rewards play an important role when choosing where to work. Full-time employees enjoy work-life balance, competitive and equitable compensation, and a friendly, inclusive work environment.

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