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University Child Development Center - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19004237)
The Associate Teacher supports the Head Teacher in the planning and the implementation of an early childhood program for a class of children, 6 weeks-18 months.
Associate Teachers are responsible for supporting the Head Teacher in maintaining the classroom, helping to assess children, and maintaining care, programming, and safety for all children. Associate Teachers act as the Head Teacher in that teacher's absence, supervise staff and University students and are responsive to parent inquiries and needs.
Associate Teachers are required to maintain 24 hours of Professional Development and maintain all DPW regulations, NAEYC standards, and Keystone Stars requirements during their employment.
This position requires a minimum of an Associates Degree or equivalent in Child Development or Early Childhood Education.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Child Development.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Associate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday
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 are 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
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 19004237
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.