Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Due to the SACS & NCATE guidelines, strongly prefer: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in early childhood education or early childhood special education with practicum/internship experience and related teacher certification (e.g., birth-kindergarten certification), or graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in a related field and two years of experience teaching children birth to five in a professional setting.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Other preferred education, training, experience & skills:
Experience working with infants and toddlers.
Experience in a university child development laboratory setting.
A personal philosophy embracing constructive guidance, social constructivists methods, an emergent, negotiated curriculum, documentation of children’s experiences and learning, the importance of community, and environment as co-teacher.
Documentation of current CPR and First Aid training.
Department: Lucy Brock Child Dev Lab Prog - 260820
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.
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