Members to NAGC can receive three publications -- Parenting for Gifted Children, Teaching for High Potential, and the academic journal, Gifted Child Quarterly. All are available through the mail and online.
Provide quality care for children in an environment that is safe, secure, nurturing, child centered, positive and fun.
Marquette University offers a variety of enhanced benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision. Tuition remission for yourself, spouse, and dependents, three weeks of paid vacation time, holiday pay, which includes Martin Luther King Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the Day after, as well as the week between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day, and the week of 4th of July. You are eligible to contribute to the Retirement Plan the month after your date of hire and after two years you will be fully vested in our retirement program where the university will contribute 8% to match the employees 5% that is contributed towards the retirement plan.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide quality care to children with full responsibility for the health and safety and welfare of all children within assigned group. 2. Plan daily and weekly activities that are developmentally appropriate for children within an environment that allows and encourages choice for children in selection of activity. 3. Maintain a classroom tone that is positive, non-stressed and of mutual respect for the child and co-workers. 4. Communicate with parents regarding a variety of issues including daily activities and general concerns of the child. Write monthly newsletter and conduct teacher/parent conferences. 5. Complete and maintain records and paperwork such as sign-in/out forms, medical forms, attendance sheets, accident report forms, subfolders, etc. Must complete an accident report form if a child arrives at the Center with any mark, including bruises, scratches, etc. May also be responsible for daily take-home sheets and diaper charts for infant and toddlers. 6. Report any and all suspected cases of child abuse including sexual abuse, neglect, emotional or physical abuse to the Director or Assistant Director. Complete an accident report form if a child arrives at the Center with any mark, including bruises, scratches, etc. 7. Look for signs of illness or communicable disease that would prevent a child from remaining in care. 8. Handle all aspects of lunch preparation including clean-up of dishes, tables and floor areas. 9. Attend staff meetings and keep in-service and continuing education requirements up to date. 10. Assign duties to student staff. 11. Perform any and all related duties as required or assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A minimum of one year of related experience. Ability to plan and organize activities. Strong Interpersonal Skills. Ability to demonstrate commitment to providing quality child care.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must possess at least a level 9 on the registry, and a flexible schedule if needed.
Internal Number: 9280
About Marquette University
Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee, WI, that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools. A Marquette education offers students a virtually unlimited number of paths and destinations and prepares them for the world by asking them to think critically about it.