St.  Catherine University

Assistant Teacher - Early Learning - Early Childhood Center

Expiring today

Location
St. Paul, Minnesota
Posted
Jun 21, 2019
Closes
Jul 16, 2019
Ref
20190040-STAFF
Category
Education
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary

The Early Childhood Center at St. Catherine University invites applications for an Assistant Teacher. This position is 0.75 FTE (40 hours/week for 39 weeks/year) with time off June-August. This position is responsible for providing support to the teacher in the classroom in implementing curriculum plans, supervising children, providing behavior guidance, and maintaining the classroom environment.

The Early Childhood Center serves St. Catherine University in support of its mission to educate women to lead and influence by meeting the vital need for quality care and education of the young children of St. Catherine University students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. It is our mission to assist children in their process of self-creation, helping them to develop physically, spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and socially in order that they may become the individuals that they are meant to be and future leaders in a diverse and global society by offering two distinct models of early childhood education.

Responsibilities:
The Assistant Teacher provides support to the teacher in the classroom in implementing curriculum plans, supervising children, providing behavior guidance, and maintaining the classroom environment. Additionally, assistant teachers may be in charge of the children during non-program hours at the beginning and end of each day (AM and PM extended program) during center hours, as well as during time periods when the teacher is not present with the assistance of a University student aide. The schedule is 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Required Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Baccalaureate degree in early childhood education, child development, elementary education or early childhood special education from an accredited college or university and 40 weeks or more experience working with children (teacher, assistant teacher, aide, student intern) or baccalaureate degree in any field and 12 quarter credits in early childhood education, child development, elementary education or early childhood special education from an accredited college or university and at least 40 weeks or more of experience working with children (teacher, assistant teacher, aide, student intern).
• Classroom management skills, including, ability to discipline and guide the children in an appropriate manner.
• Communication skills (both oral and written), organizational skills.
• Ability to work with peers.
• Flexibility and patience.
• Ability to sit in small chairs, sit on the floor, and stand for long periods of time.
• Undergraduate coursework in early childhood education, child development, elementary education or early childhood special education preferred.
• Experience working with diverse communities and/or children with diverse needs preferred.
• Certified in first aid and CPR preferred.
• Bilingual skills preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable employees who enjoy working a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Consistent with the university's Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.

To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply for this position. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Please include a cover letter, resume, and list of references. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Sharon Johnson at smjohnson466@stkate.edu . Application deadline is July 15, 2019.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO /Drug Free Workplace Employer
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Our University is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit the HERC website .

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