Monday , September 26 2022

Uvu Campus Jobs – Early Childhood Lead Teacher


  • Utah Valley University

    Job Description:

    The Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation Wee Care Childcare Center is part of the Women’s Success Center at Utah Valley University. The Center is dedicated to helping UVU parent-students succeed by providing high-quality, on-campus childcare. Wee Care has an opening for an early childhood education professional to serve as lead teacher. We are looking for individuals who can create safe and nurturing environments where children can learn and grow. Lead teachers provide leadership skills within a classroom team, mentor part-time assistant teachers in multiple classrooms, and ensure proper standards and techniques are used.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Manages daily tasks and teaching schedules in multiple classrooms. Mentors assistant teachers on classroom protocols, teaching strategies, and instructional techniques.
    • Partners with Center leadership to achieve enrollment, accreditation, and family engagement. Demonstrates the ability to work independently but shows a willingness to take direction.
    • Maintains a healthy and safe environment for children by sanitizing materials daily and operating within State Licensing Guidelines. Conducts daily playground safety checks and maintains emergency classroom backpacks.
    • Develops and implements intentionally planned, age appropriate learning activities using Creative Curriculum Developmental Objectives. Conducts ongoing developmental assessments.
    • Supervises children at all times and promotes healthy emotional and social development with effective communication. Assists with physical necessities, toileting/diapering, medical emergencies, etc. to provide proper care.
    • Uses Positive Child Guidance techniques to help children learn to manage their own behavior and models correct techniques for assistant teachers.
    • Keeps detailed records of child’s attendance, behavior, and development.
    • Maintains continual communication with parents and/or guardians and management to discuss concerns, day-to-day problems, assessment outcomes, etc.

    Job Requirements:

    • Ability to follow oral and written procedures and instructions.
    • Ability to speak in an understandable voice with sufficient volume to be heard in normal conversation.
    • Ability to maintain order and classroom schedule.
    • Demonstrated skill in effective communication with children, parents, and professionals.
    • Knowledge of child care practice in a professional setting.
    • Ability to be warm, energetic, and enjoy working with young children (6 weeks to 6
    • Knowledge of child psychology and early developmental stages.
    • Demonstrated skill in the social perceptiveness and keen leadership skills in a classroom setting.
    • Knowledge of early childhood education curriculum development. Skills
    • Demonstrated skill in coordination between children, parents, assistant teachers, and management. Abilities

    Qualification & Experience:

    • Associate’s degree in early childhood education or another child-related field with at least one year childcare experience under direct supervision
    • Hold a child development associate (CDA) certificate with two years of experience under direct supervision.

    Job Details:

    Company: Utah Valley University

    Vacancy Type: Full Time

    Job Location: Pleasant Grove, UT, US

    Application Deadline: N/A

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