Job Identification: 13617 Posting Date: 08/31/2022, 9:55 AM Job Schedule: Full time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Bachelor
Job Description: What We Are Looking For
This position specifically supports the mission by creating, writing, and adapting developmentally appropriate curriculum for multiple levels of learning within the classroom and for conducting developmental screenings and portfolio assessments of children.
The Piper Teacher serves within Family and Consumer Sciences and reports to the Director of the Piper Child Development Center. This position will work closely with other Piper staff, children and their families, student workers, practicum students, faculty and outside therapists (OT, PT, SLP, ABA). The position is responsible for creating, writing, and adapting developmentally appropriate curriculum for multiple levels of learning within the classroom and for conducting developmental screenings and portfolio assessments of children.
The successful candidate will have the following:
Bachelor's degree in related field
A minimum of two years relevant work experience
Experience working with a diverse group of people, including children with special needs and their families
Ability to compose effective correspondence both written and verbally
Experience with implementing positive guidance techniques in the classroom
Ability to successfully partner with co-teacher to provide project-based, emergent curriculum
*The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check and TB test prior to start date. First Aid and CPR are required, but can be completed after offer of employment if not already certified.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
What You Will Do
Provide quality teaching in assigned classroom, which may include children from 8 weeks to 5 years of age
Provide a model of appropriate teaching and caregiving practices to support academic experiences of Baylor students
Collaborate in the planning and implementation of classroom activities
Conduct developmental screenings as needed for children
Observe and monitor groups of children daily
Communicate and make learning visible to parents, students and faculty
Act in a moral and ethical manner to reflect the purpose of Baylor University and the Piper Center
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission
Comply with University policies, NAEYC regulations and Texas Minimum Standards
Complete a minimum of 30 hours of professional development annually
Maintain regular and punctual attendance
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.