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.
Drew University’s childcare center, Acorn Academy, is accepting applications for Substitute Teachers. This position will serve children aged 10 weeks to 6 years. This position is on an as-needed basis, during the hours of 7:30am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday.
Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class, whether in the classroom, on the playground, or in common areas
Assist in implementing age and developmentally appropriate classroom practices that will include the areas of physical, emotional, social, and cognitive needs of the young children following the Creative Curriculum
Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech, and actions
Treat each child with dignity and respect for their cultural background
Assist classroom teachers by interacting with each child through personal care, meals, free play, etc.
Adhere to our school policies including, but not limited to, sanitizing and hand washing, diapering and toileting, cleaning toys and equipment, fire drills and evacuations, and positive discipline.
High School Diploma, plus some college credits in Early Child Development
Minimum 2 years experience working with children of all ages.
CPR and First Aid Certification preferred.
Must complete orientation for Office of Licensing.
Ability to lift children weighing between 10-35 pounds, assisting children up to an average of 60 pounds.
Must be able to frequently bend, stand, and assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children
To apply, submit the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name in the subject. For full consideration, please submit all materials by March 22, 2019.
List of 3 professional references
About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.
Internal Number: hr0319-8
About Drew University
Drew University's highest priority is excellence in liberal education in a changing world environment. This priority guides the planning, implementing, and evaluating of the programs and activities of the University as well as the stewardship of its varied resources.