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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month
Location: Platteville
Categories: Administration

 

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin is seeking one to two full-time, fully benefited Lead Teachers for the Children’s Center. The Lead Teacher works as part of a team to deliver a developmentally appropriate curriculum for children ages two through six.  The teacher is provides general supervision and management of children enrolled in his/her classroom. Salary will commensurate with education and experience.

Responsibilities:

Job Duties:

This professional staff position is responsible for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities for toddler age children and supervising teacher assistants and student teachers. Staff member is also responsible for incorporating positive classroom management techniques; establishing and maintaining positive relationships with parents; and supporting center activities.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

-Associate Degree in Early Childhood or related field

-Knowledge of principles and techniques of early childhood education

-Strong written and oral communications skills

 

Preferred Qualifications:

-Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or related field

Experience as a lead teacher of preschool children in child care setting

-Experience with the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS)

-Knowledge of Creative curriculum and YoungStar

 

 

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

 

 Application Deadline:

 To ensure full consideration applications must be received by November 18, 2018.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for [number] professional references.

 

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Julie Soja, Director Children’s Center at  sojaj @uwplatt.edu

 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

   

 

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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