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To provide for the care, safety, and wellbeing of all children in the group
To implement a model training classroom that complies with all North Carolina licensing regulations, sanitation, and NAEYC health and safety best practices for young children
To assist in the evaluation of the classroom at the end of each semester and to make daily adjustments as needed
To maintain a physical environment which meets the changing needs of young children
To handle any special situations and emergencies that may arise
Serves as a model clinical teacher for university students, volunteers, and practicing professionals who may visit the NDCDC
To participate in staff meetings, discussions, and ongoing training regarding the program, children and families
Support faculty participation in and utilization of the classroom in regard to related courses
Coordinate the utilization of practicum students, interns, and volunteers in the classroom
The ability to communicate effectively with young children using approved interaction techniques
To work cooperatively with the NDCDC staff in the provision on education and care to mixed-age groups of preschool children
The ability to plan, prepare, and present nutritious snacks for young children
A general knowledge of nutrition, health and first aid. The ability to communicate effectively with young children using approved interaction techniques
To demonstrate a sound knowledge of child growth and development and good teaching practices.
Serve as a model teacher for students, volunteers, and practicing professionals who may visit the NDCDC.
Implement the Creative Curriculum in planning for young children in all areas of development
Implement a variety of theories including Piaget, Vygotsky, and Reggio Emilia approach
The ability to apply knowledge of developmental levels to children's activities and differentiate among those levels to meet individual child's needs
The ability to oversee both small and large groups of children at the same time
Other duties as assigned
To demonstrate a sound knowledge of developmental appropriate practices for child development
Instruct, supervise, and evaluate students assigned to the classroom for observation and practicum experiences
Utilize Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment tool to guide planning and inform families of their child's development
To provide specific and information to families about their child's development and wellbeing
Maintain effective interpersonal interactions with families
Encourage family participation in the classroom environment
contingent on availability of funding
Special Instructions To Application:
Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section.
If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date indicated.
High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related childcare experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: T13800
Organizational Unit Overview:
The College of Health and Human Performance consists of 6 academic departments including Kinesiology, Health Education and Promotion, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Interior Design and Merchandising, Child Development and Family Relations, and the School of Social Work. This position will be housed in the Department of Human Development and Family Science and with the Nancy W. Darden Child Development Center (NDCDC). The NDCDC is the early childhood educational program operated by the department. It provides early education and care to preschool children ages 6 months through 5 years. Departmental undergraduate students complete practicums and internships in the NDCDC. The position will report to the Director of the NDCDC, who reports to the Department Chair.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.