The Dolores Doré Eccles Center for Early Care and Education has two current opportunities for Lead Teachers. The Center includes three classrooms/programs: Infant/Toddler (6 weeks through 24 months), Junior Preschool (2 through 3.5 year olds), and Senior preschool (3.5 through 5 year olds). The Lead Teacher (Teacher, Early Childhood II) positions will be for the Infant/Toddler classroom with one teacher working with Infants and one teacher working with Toddlers.
The Center serves two primary purposes: 1) to provide and maintain a safe, nurturing, and developmentally appropriate learning environment for young children in the context of establishing mutually supportive partnerships with families, and 2) to afford a meaningful learning experience for university students earning academic credit in early childhood education and other related disciplines through on-site teaching and mentoring.
The person selected for the position of an Early Childhood Education (ECE) Teacher will be responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing an individualized developmentally-based and/or integrated thematic/project approach curriculum as appropriate. In addition, the ECE Teacher is directly responsible for supervising, mentoring, training, and/or working closely with other teaching staff, university practicum students, and program parents to ensure that continuityof quality care and education is maintained according to national accreditation standards. The general work schedule is Monday through Friday (full-time) with variable hours between 7:30 AM and 5:30 PM. More specifically, the ECE Teacher:
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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 Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is home to eight departments and is committed to providing the best learning opportunities and educational research in the state of Utah. Our programs are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. The college offers clinical services to the community across the human lifespan and provide students with real-world service and research opportunities.
The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (http:/hdfs.usu.edu) is one of 8 diverse departments and 3 distinguished centers in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Sciences (http://www.cehs.usu.edu). The College is ranked in the top 2% among 1200 comparable universities. The department has 30 faculty members, over 500 undergraduate majors, and over 80 graduate students.
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 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 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 114 undergraduate majors, 132 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.
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