Utah State University

  • Child Care Lead Teacher - Brigham City Campus

    City Brigham City Campus
    Posted Date 4 months ago(7/17/2019 1:07 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    US-UT-Brigham City
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Position Type
    Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
    Job Classification
    Statewide Campuses
    Regional Campus-Brigham City
    Advertised Salary
    $9-10/hr., commensurate with experience
  • Overview

    The successful candidate will work as a team member to provide developmentally appropriate experiences for children that stimulate their physical, intellectual, social and emotional needs. This position is located on the USU Brigham City Campus.


    This is an ACA Variable position.


    1. Incumbent will be responsible for the care of children ages 0-10 years of age.
    2. Maintain a set part-time schedule, which will include evenings; must also be available on-call during open hours.
    3. Seek professional development through Child Care Resource and Referral Career Ladder.
    4. Develop age appropriate lesson plans to stimulate the developmental progress, as well as provide a well-rounded day of activities for children ages 0-10 years.
    5. Extinguish or lessen inappropriate behavior and redirect children to appropriate actions by applying child guidance techniques to help children learn to manage their own behavior.
    6. Oversee Assistant Teachers to interpret behaviors, ensure they are working appropriately with children, and redirect if needed.
    7. Ensure families receive adequate information about their child's experiences at the center through daily contact.
    8. Has the authority to operate the center as the Director Designee in the absence of the Director.
    9. Secure the health, safety, welfare, and accountability of children through constant supervision and effective arrangement of space.
    10. Ensure that the daily schedule is followed.
    11. Implement the weekly lesson plan.
    12. Schedule and cover for staff breaks.
    13. Maintain record of daily/weekly cleaning.
    14. Maintain record of daily snack count.
    15. Ensure that daily infant records are being maintained.
    16. Oversee the check-in and check-out procedure for children.
    17. Prepare snacks that follow food program guidelines.
    18. Ensure state required teacher to child ratios are maintained.
    19. Attend staff meeting and staff trainings.
    20. Other duties as assigned.


    Minimum qualifications

    1. Have an associate degree or equivalent (60 college credits, with 30 college credits in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, or early childhood special education or a related field) OR have a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) awarded by the council for Professional Recognition or equivalent (minimum of 12 college credits in early childhood education or early childhood special education).
    2. Must be able to create and carry out lesson plans.
    3. Must have the ability to work well with other teachers and with children.
    4. Exhibit understanding of Child Development.
    5. Supports a team approach and exhibits maturity that effectively communicates, problem-solves and anticipates the needs of fellow teaching staff, practicum students, volunteers, and the center program.
    6. Be at least 18 years of age.
    7. Maintain a set part-time schedule, which will include evenings and also available on-call during opening hours.

    Preferred Qualifications

    1. Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, early childhood special education or a related field.
    2. Prefer experience in the Little Brigham Aggies ECE.
    3. Have a current CPR and First-Aid certification.
    4. Have a current Food Handler's Permit.
    5. Have results of a Tuberculosis (TB) test.
    6. Have a baccaluareate degree in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, child development, elementary education, early childhood special education, or a related field OR equivalent (a baccalaureate degree in any discipline, with a minimum of 36 college credits in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, early childhood education or a related field.

    Required Documents

    Along with the online application, please attach:

    1. Cover Letter 

    2. Resume to be uploaded in the candidate profile


    Please do not upload your cover letter.  You will be instructed to type or paste it during your application.


    **Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

    Advertised Salary

    $9-10/hr., commensurate with experience


    The position requires some physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting (30 pounds) and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects.  Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting. Employees must adhere to safety precautions.

    University Highlights

    Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) on the Logan main campus, four regional campuses, two USU Eastern campuses, and 28 centers throughout the state. USU offers 162 undergraduate majors, 153 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. The 2018 rankings from Washington Monthly ranked USU as one of the top 30 national Universities and the 5th best public national university in the nation.   As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at: https://www.usu.edu/about/at-a-glance/.


    A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


    The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Additional information about Logan can be found at: http://www.loganutah.org/visitors/about_logan/index.php.


    USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement (https://www.usu.edu/president/missionstatement/). USU is an AA/EO employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law. Learn more at www.aaeo.usu.edu/non-discrimination. USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program. Additional information can be found at: http://www.usu.edu/provost/faculty-life/dual-career-assistance.cfm.


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