Location: SCSU Main Campus, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Employment Condition: Externally Funded
Lead teacher in an early learning setting who can manage the day-to-day, and longer term planning responsibilities in an early childhood (infant, toddler, or preschool) classroom, including the management of student worker staff.
Lead a Classroom and Student Workers This position is responsible to lead the day-to-day operations of an Early Care and Education Classroom. This position is responsible for the staffing and day-to-day supervision of the student staff and management of the services they provide within the classroom. This position provides guidance for both student staff and parents in developmentally appropriate practices, development of community, crisis management, response to emergency situations and conflict resolution.
Implement Curriculum This position implements a curriculum based on evaluation and assessment on two levels: one for the children attending the program, and one for the SCSU student staff. This position supports the growth and early childhood development of children of university students, faculty, and staff within the framework of a loving, accepting, and respectful child care facility. This position must collaborate with the lead teachers and with the center director, associated faculty, and center staff on enacting the vision and mission of the Lindgren Child Care Center.
Other Duties as Assigned
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Child Psychology, Child and Family Studies or related field
Experience as staff, intern, or teacher in a child care or early learning setting (must have at least 1040 hours)
Certification in First Aid and CPR
Experience working with parents and families in an early learning setting
Evidence of demonstrated ability to work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds
Experience working with diverse communities and/or multilingual families
Experience managing student workers
Experience as a lead teacher or teacher of record in an early learning setting
Experience with curriculum development at the early childhood level
Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State is an award-winning regional public university and proud member of the Minnesota State Universities & Colleges system. The 100-acre campus is about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul, along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River. St. Cloud State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world around them and making it better. St. Cloud State employees value active and applied learning, community engagement, sustainability, and global and cultural understanding. These commitments complement more than 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 250 student clubs and organizations. St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor's degrees were first offered in 1925. Master's degrees debuted in 1957. In 1975, the institution became St. Cloud State University. In recent years, the University added applied doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration and Educational Administration and Leadership. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000 international students from about 80 nations.
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GREATBENEFITSPACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
St. Cloud State prepares students for life, work and citizenship in the 21st century. In our rigorous academic programs, students apply their knowledge in real-world settings. Our 200 academic programs, 60 graduate degrees and education abroad choices on six continents emphasize hands-on learning through community engagement and close interaction with professors. Couple that with support from the Career Services Center and you have a clear path to a career. Our 100-acre campus is between downtown St. Cloud and the Beaver Islands, a group of more than 30 islands that form a natural maze for a two-mile stretch of the Mississippi River.