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.
Position: Part-time, 12-month position at $15.44/hr. starting July 8, 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. Days of week and hours of work will vary depending on needs of unit and state requirements.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Head Child Care Teacher and Child Care Teachers in implementing daily programs in age appropriate activities in the Early Childhood Development Center. Responsibilities include assist in establishing/maintaining attractive, safe, healthy, & respectful learning environment; assist in planning/carrying out developmentally appropriate activities for children; assist in implementing program plans; assist with providing care, education, & supervision of children; observe, record, & report individual/group behavior; establish good working relationships with parents; assist in providing for sanitary, social, and positive meal/snack times for children; and follow licensing, child abuse-neglect reporting laws, & program policies.
Must be able to repeatedly 1) physically supervise young children, protecting and preventing harm to them; 2) able to immediately respond to emergency situations; 3) visually and aurally observe children in their environment; 4) effectively communicate with children and their parents/guardians; 5) move quickly; 6) move between the floor and small chairs; 7) bend, stoop, stand, reach, squat, sit (on floor and/or child size chairs); 8) carry and lift children weighing 30-50 pounds; 9) push 4-6 seat strollers while walking with children; and 10) model positive problem solving and respectful behaviors. Must not present a risk of transmission of reportable communicable diseases as verified by health care provider. A combination of education, work/intern experience that meets State of MN State Human Services Licensing Act, Rule 3 (9503.0033) requirements for Child Care Centers; background study and reference verification that meets Rule 11 of the State Human Services Licensing Act (background study & reference check); and able to read, write, & understand English. Final job offer is contingent upon a completed background check and verification of authorization to work in the United States at the University of Minnesota.
One year of experience working with infants/toddlers/pre-school children; effective human relations and team building skills; and good interpersonal, time management, and written/verbal communication skills.
Internal Number: 331109
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