Towson University is accepting applications for a Floating Teacher in the Student Daycare Center. This position will provide support to the Lead Teachers and Center operations, and serve as a substitute in the Lead Teacher’s absence.
In the absence of a lead teacher, either for vacation or long term leave, serve as lead teacher in the classroom. Includes lesson planning and implementation, student observation and assessment, general classroom management and supervision of student staff. Interacting with parents as appropriate.
Maintain classroom management to allow leads to perform lesson planning, conduct conferences with parents, etc.
Organize and maintain inventory of curriculum materials and library.
Taking observational notes on lessons or of specific students at the behest of lead teacher or director.
Work closely with assistant director to learn student staff training and certification requirements in order to create and post training videos on Blackboard.
Maintain CPR and First Aid Certification and stay current with MSDE licensing requirements.
Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field and one year of experience.
90 + 9 Clock Hour certification in Child and Adolescent Development from MSDE.
Must have a thorough knowledge and ability to demonstrate an understanding of DAP and child development.
Will be required to obtain CPR & First Aid certification within three months of hire.
Commit to 12 hours per hour of professional development.
Must understand Reggio Emilia & Montessori philosophy.
Must be able to utilize all computer software and technologies, SmartBoard, camera, and IPad.
3 clock hour ADA certification from MSDE
Infant and Toddler certification from MSDE
CPR and First Aid certification
Background in the Arts or STEM subjects
Experience in a lab school setting
Participation in Professional organizations for Early Childhood Education
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits
41,004 annually and a contract that offers annual leave, holidays, sick days, and tuition remission. Contractual employees scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage. The position is contingent on funds being available at time of hire. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
Internal Number: 1900009X
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).