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Educational Assistant (50%)

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Work type: University Staff - Permanent
Location: Platteville
Categories: Office and Administrative

 

Position Summary:

This part-time position provides substitute teaching in the on-campus children's daycare center.  The Educational Assistant supports the mission and goals of the division of Auxiliary Services, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and the University of Wisconsin System and reports to the Director of the Children's Center.

 

Responsibilities:

The Children's Center Educational Assistant is primarily responsible for providing substitute classroom teaching when needed. If classroom teaching is not needed, the primary responsibility of the Educational Assistant, then becomes assisting the Director with administrative duties.

 

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

-Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education 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 teaching in a child care setting

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

-Knowledge of Creative curriculum and YoungStar

 

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

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:

Applications must be received by June 1, 2019.

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 3 professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Julie Soja

             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.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

 

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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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