Child Care Lead Teacher

Fargo, ND
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Oct 08, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
The Lead Teacher is responsible for assisting in managing the daily operations of the NDSU Wellness Center Child Care, preparing developmentally appropriate classroom environments, planning and implementing lesson plans based on the knowledge of each child's development and the North Dakota Learning Guidelines while providing direct care for children. This position will supervise and provide leadership to student staff members, promote home/center relations as well as partner with families. The Child Care Lead Teacher will assist in supervising the safe operation of the Child Care and promote customer service, teamwork, and professionalism.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development/Human Development and Family Science, Early Childhood Special Education or related field
• 1 year of experience working with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years
• Demonstrated successful supervisory experience in a child care setting
• Ability to work effectively with children and family members who have diverse customs and backgrounds
• Strong organization and attention to detail
• Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• 3+ years working with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years
• Infant-Child CPR and Pediatric First Aid certification
• Experience working with drop-off child care
• Experience using Teaching Strategies Gold assessment

Physical Demands:
Ability to continuously sit, stand, lift, crouch, kneel, bend, walk, run, and lift up to 35 pounds.

Screening Date: 10/22/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. • 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  6. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  3. Veterans Administration Letter

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