This position coordinates, supervises and ensure the educational effectiveness of an assigned classroom. Individuals in this position are expected to focus on cultural unity and acceptance within the classroom, and to provide guidance and care to the children under their supervision.
The purposes of the Center are to provide high quality programming for children and their parents; staff development and teacher training; and a site for child study/research.
The Center, located in Room 130 South Campus Classroom Building at the University of Missouri-St. Louis South Campus, 7800 Natural Bridge ( map ), provides full and half-day care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age (or before a child attends kindergarten). Starting in Spring 2019, the Center will also offer evening care to fully potty trained children ages three to eleven.
Manage and oversee a childcare room(s) to ensure a supportive environment and ensure a safe and healthy, andenvironment including meeting strict hygienic and safety expectations for facility. Provide daily care includingproper food and beverage consumption, rest periods, and play time.
Plan, prepare, implement and evaluate curriculum activities that foster and encourage development of age appropriate skills.
Develop individual learning goals with each child and work with them towards mastery of skills.
Coordinate and cooperate with local service organizations to assist in meeting child and family individual needs.
Conduct developmental assessments for each child, including identifying concerns in behavior or development.
Conduct parent's conferences and maintain ongoing parent communication, education, and relations on a regular basis.
Maintain proper documentation for injury, medication authorization, illness and suspicious incidents.
Ensure certifications and qualifications are met on a continual basis, including Department of Health licensing, First Aid / Infant CPR and Food Handlers certification.
Provide leadership, training, and performance appraisals for part-time staff.
Supervise,observe, and evaluate practicum students from UMSL's College of Education
An Associate's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and some experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Salary Hiring Range
$11.54 - $15.65 per hour
Application Deadline February 29, 2020
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
For questions about how applicants apply, please call (314) 516-5805, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please email mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org .
The University of Missouri, St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including; health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation & sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee & dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefit, please visit http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits .
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