Children's Center

Early Childhood Teachers

Job Details:
Two full-time Lead Teacher staff positions are available. One position will be teaching in our toddler age classroom and one position will be teaching in our preschool age classroom.

Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. Candidate must have thorough knowledge of principles and techniques of early childhood education. Candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills.

Experience as a lead teacher of toddler and/or preschool children in a child care setting. Knowledge of Tools of the Mind philosophy. Experience with Smart Board technology.

Plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities for toddler or preschool age children. Supervise teacher assistants, practicum students and student teachers. Teachers must also incorporate positive classroom management techniques; establish and maintain positive relationships with parents; and support center activities.

Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience.

To Apply:
Submit the following items:
  1. Letter of application addressing all required qualifications;
  2. Resume with names and contact information of three current references ;
  3. A separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization;
  4. Transcripts (unofficial acceptable) .
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Questions may be addressed to:
Julie Soja, Director
UW-Platteville Children's Center

To Ensure Consideration:
To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by April 22, 2013; applications will be accepted until positions are filled. A completed application with all four required elements must be received to be considered.

Campus Information:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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