Master Teacher

San Marcos
Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Master Teacher

Job Number: 2018034

Location: San Marcos

Department: Child Development Center

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: 3300 + commensurate with education, experience

Job Category: Exempt

Required Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Development, Early Childhood Education or closely related field plus experience teaching in an early childhood group setting. At least 2 years experience hiring, evaluating, training, supervising, and managing staff of a licensed child development center.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in a university laboratory setting for children aged five and younger.
Experience working in an NAEYC accredited program.

Job Description:
The Master Teacher (MT) supports the center Director in the operation of the Child Development Center by hiring, training, supervising and evaluating teaching staff and serving as a person in charge. It is this person's responsibility to ensure that licensing and accreditation training requirements are met. The MT also collaborates with teaching staff to develop and implement the center's emergent and developmentally appropriate curriculum and practices. The MT provides hands on classroom modeling and substitutes in the classroom when needed. The MT encourages ethical conduct and works with teachers when communicating with parents about classroom practices and child needs. The MT works with the administrative staff to promote the program in the community. Must have a thorough knowledge of early childhood curriculum and the ability to articulate it for others. Must have experience working with infants, toddlers and preschool age children and guiding teachers who work with these populations. Must have experience working with a diverse group of teachers and university students. This position requires experience in hiring, evaluating, coaching, training and mentoring staff. The MT must have problem solving and organizational skills. Applicants must enjoy working with children, their families and teachers of young children.

Job Duties:
Facilitates professional collaboration and learning through team teaching, hands on classroom modeling, goal setting and professional development.
Provides employee supervision and appraises teachers in a timely and thoughtful manner.
Supervises, observes and evaluates classrooms and teaching staff. Conferences with teachers regarding announced and unannounced observations. Engages in reflective supervision.
Assesses program needs and ensures best practice in implementation of classroom curriculum, assessment, and school/home communications through review, training, mentoring and oversight.
Posts and reviews job openings, screens applications, serves on search committees for all teacher hiring.
Develops and maintains systems for recording observations, maintaining educational documentation and assessing teacher progress.
Provides advice and assistance to help teaching staff meet their goals. Guides teachers regarding developmental issues or educational needs of children. Provides support to teachers and parents with children who have challenging behaviors.
Acts as a liaison between the Family & Child Development faculty and the Child Development Center teachers.
Substitutes as classroom teacher in various age groups as needed.
Serves as the third designated person in charge of center in absence of the director and assistant director.
Collaborates with administrative staff to assure compliance of accreditation and licensing standards.
Collaborates with CDC administration in the promotion and development of the CDC.

Additional Information to Applicants:
You will be required to attach a resume and cover letter.

Job Open Date: 09/21/2017

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start: 9:00AM

Normal Work Hours End: 6:00PM

Posting Notices:
Applicant must pass the physical skills assessment relevant to the job posting title requirements., Applicant must pass the drug and alcohol test relevant to the job posting title requirements., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.

Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

Related links:
Apply Online at Texas State University
Texas State University main webpage
Summary of Benefits
Texas State University Human Resources
San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce


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