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Lead Teacher (Center for Child Development)

Apply now Department: 3670009320 Center for Child Development
Job no: 501776
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Manhattan
Categories: Child Development

General Description of Position: The K-State Center for Child Development, a nationally accredited early childhood program, is looking for a highly dedicated and enthusiastic Lead Teacher. The lead teacher is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally age-appropriate program in accordance with all legislation, policies and procedures.
Information about the Department:

The Center provides early childhood care and education programs for children of:

  • K-State students,
  • Faculty,
  • Staff, and
  • Community families
The Center is licensed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to serve 230 children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age at the Jardine site. During the academic year, the Center provides care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. During the summer months, the Center offers a Summer Camp for kindergartners to the age of 12.
Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community which can be found at https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html 
Job Description: This position instructs children in a positive, professional learning environment with self-designed activities that promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for elementary school. Requires considerable contact with children, parents, and other staff members to attain common goals. Exercises active listening, instructing, reading comprehension, learning strategies, writing, social perceptiveness, time management, monitoring, and critical thinking skills. This position reports to the appropriate administrator.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Child Development Associate, or 12 hours of college level course work in Early Childhood, or AA in ECE. Expectation of actively pursuing Associates or Bachelor’s Degree as outlined in NAEYC Accreditation Criteria.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please include a resume, cover letter, and three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins: Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Salary Range / Pay Rate: $11.48 - $17.22 per hour
Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law
Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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