Work with a co-teacher in an assigned infant, toddler or preschool classroom. Apply professional knowledge of child development principles in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate practices and emergent curriculum while supervising and interacting with children. Communicate with co-workers, supervisors, parents, other early childhood professionals, etc. Perform administrative duties including preparation of lesson plans, maintaining documentation and portfolios, etc. The UNL Children's Center is a Step Up to Quality participant with the highest possible STEP 5 rating, offers a professional work environment that allows you to use your degree daily, and provides on going professional development opportunities. In addition, staff can take advantage of delicious and nutritious meals which are provided daily. The University of Nebraska – Lincoln offers a highly competitive benefits package which include:
Quality and affordable health care package options which start the first of the month, following your hire date
Generous paid leave options, including 12 paid Holidays
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree, and/or associates degree with coursework in Early Childhood education and two years of experience, and/or a minimum of four years of relevant early childhood education/experience required. Must have practicum experience completed in a child care environment while attending school; significant, relevant experience may be substituted depending on the candidate's ability to meet the education and practicum plan requirements. Must have experience and proficiency with basic computer software such as word processing, data entry, and email. Knowledge of early childhood developmental care required. Must have excellent communication skills that can be tailored to children, peers, parents, etc. Must have demonstrated leadership skills that include the ability to lead a classroom of children and student staff while making independent decisions and solving problems in a dynamic environment.
Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field, plus two years of experience working in an early childhood program preferred. Experience with
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