Berkley Child and Family Development Center, UMKC School of Education
Are you available to work on-call and be available from 12:00p - 6:00p or 3:00p - 6:00p, Monday-Friday? The UMKC Early Childhood Lab School, Berkley Child and Family Development Center, A nationally accredited program located on the UMKC campus, is seeking experienced preschool assistants with positive attitudes, strong problem solving skills, and who are committed to providing the highest quality early learning experience. As a Preschool Assistant, you will work in a dynamic team environment facilitating a Reggio inspired play based curriculum rooted in developmentally appropriate practice. Duties include but are not limited to:
Assist teachers in carrying out curriculum, care activities and routines
Cultivate and maintain a positive relationship with parents, teachers and university students
Consistently treat children with dignity, respect and compassion
Promote, administer, and work to implement the programs goals, philosophies, policies, and mission statements
Participate in classroom management involving procedures and program as delegated by supervisors
Light clerical work (typing, filing, etc.)
Attend staff meetings
Participate in required in-service trainings as required by Missouri State Licensing
Assist with classroom's general housekeeping
Must be at least 18 years of age
High school diploma or equivalent is required
Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and to move freely (pushing, pulling, bending)
Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate, attendance in child development classes, or one year experience in a child care environment are preferred.
Full Time/Part Time
Part Time, hours vary - Please indicate your availability in your cover letter.
MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EITHER:
12:00p - 6:00p, Monday - Friday
3:00p - 6:00p, Monday - Friday
Review of applications will begin immediately.
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.
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Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. As a UMKC employee, you’ll belong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.
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