Bing Nursery School is part of the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University and serves as a laboratory for the Department of Psychology. The department established the school in 1949, and the current building in 1966, to serve as a site for research and training in child development. Bing provides high quality educational programs to over 500 young children (2-5 years) each year, their parents, students in training, and research and teaching faculty.
The Bing Teacher 1 will plan and implement educational experiences for pre-school children with a child development focus in a laboratory school setting to support faculty research and undergraduate instruction in developmental psychology and early education.
Plan and implement creative and challenging curriculum projects and activities in the areas of language and literacy, cognitive, emotional, social, and physical growth; plan and structure environments to facilitate activities.
Provide instruction to children; identify emerging curriculum and work with the children on short-term and long-term projects.
Use observation skills to record children's behavior and maintain anecdotal records.
Work directly with parents providing verbal updates and interpreting their children's behavior; may conduct conferences with families including initial developmental history intake, spring review and home visits.
Work directly with researchers to facilitate faculty and undergraduate student research projects; help children to participate in relevant studies; help researchers develop rapport with the children.
Demonstrate to undergraduate students the links between theory and actual classroom activity in support of the student's academic development.
Design, produce and document program content and the children's work; write articles for school newsletters; present at parent seminars and early childhood conferences; provide tours for visitors.
* - Other duties may also be assigned, not all unique aspects of this job are covered by this job posting. A full job description will be shared during the interview process.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, or in a related field and courses in education and child development. Previous experience teaching young children. Experience in a laboratory school desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficiency in the teaching of young children.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work effectively with colleagues, parents, students, and faculty.
Certifications and Licenses:
Frequently stand/walk, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
Occasionally sit, kneel/crawl, reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix.
Requires good visual and auditory acuity.
* Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job
Work outdoors on a regular basis, occasionally in inclement weather. Includes caring for animals and plants.
Work evenings and weekends.
May be exposed to noise > 80dB TWA, bleach, vomit or blood.
Other duties may also be assigned, not all unique aspects of this job are covered by this job posting. A full job description will be shared during the interview process.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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