Utah State University

Child Care Lead Teacher - Brigham City Campus

City Brigham City Campus
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/24/2020 1:05 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-2892
# of Openings
3
Job Locations
US-UT-Brigham City
Category (Portal Searching)
Other
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
College
Statewide Campuses
Department
Statewide Campuses-Brigham City
Advertised Salary
$8.75 per hour

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.

Responsibilities

  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.

Qualifications

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)

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-5”

 

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

Advertised Salary

$8.75 per hour

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

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 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. 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 here.

 

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.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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