The George Mason University Child Development Center invites applications for an entry-level Assistant Teacher position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Responsibilities: Assists the classroom Teacher in planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate program, and assumes responsibility for the children in the group in the absence of the Teacher; Helps to develop and maintain a safe, nurturing environment; Supports teacher in diapering and toileting procedures; Assists with all written and verbal parent communication; and Attends staff training as required.Helps to sup
Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, or an equivalent combination of education and/or significant equivalent early childhood experience;
Demonstrated experience working with children of preschool age;
CPR, First Aid and Medical Administration training are required, but may be completed after employment; and
Fingerprinting and a sex offender background check will also be conducted.
Associate’s degree in early childhood education (ECE).
Criminal Background Check: Standard Background Check
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09408z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. A philosophy of teaching may also be uploaded, but is optional.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.