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University Child Development Center - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19003357)
The Assistant Teacher supports the Head Teacher and Associate Teacher in the planning and implementation of an Early Childhood Program. The Assistant Teacher is responsible for supporting the daily activities and programminmg in the classroom, interacting with and supervising a group of preschool children and maintaining daily communications with the families. Some supervision of student workers is required. Assistant Teachers are required to maintain 24 hours of Professional Development during their employment and maintain all state licensing requirements, NAEYC standards and Keystone STARS requirements. High school diploma and/or CDA credential, including 15 Early Childhood Education credits required and 2 years of relevant early childhood experience.
Incumbent must have a High School Diploma or a GED and a CDA credential or 15 Early Childhood credits.
Department Details: Preschool teaching team consists of three full time teachers with a group size of 17. Play based, emergent curriculum, supportive and developmentally appropriate environment, Indoor and outdoor gross motor areas.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Child Development.I
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday shift between 7:00am and 6:00 pm
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19003357
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.