Child Development Lab Academic Professional / Preschool Lead Teacher

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Requisition Number

Job Title
Child Development Lab Academic Professional / Preschool Lead Teacher

Official Title
Child Development Lab Teacher

Position Number

Child Development Laboratory - 132700


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Work Schedule
Monday-Friday, 30 hours/week

Department Overview
The University of North Texas Child Development Laboratory is an early childhood program within the College of Education. It serves primarily as a research center and training site for students in the fields of early childhood education, child development, and play therapy. Officially established in the early 1930's, it was originally called the Texas State Teachers College Nursery School. The Child Development Laboratory provides a high quality preschool program and serves as a model to others in the metroplex as well as the state. The facility includes early childhood classrooms and observation areas where students may observe and practice appropriate guidance techniques, plan and implement curriculum based on the developmental needs of young children, and collect data. This is done under the supervision of degreed early childhood/child development specialists in a model setting. The laboratory facility is used by the College of Education and other programs within the University, including from time to time, the department of psychology, communication disorders, journalism, and various other instructional programs and research projects.

Job Description
The Child Development Laboratory Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Academic Professional / Preschool Lead Teacher to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* To facilitate and supervise the successful functioning of half-day program for 3, 4 and 5 year old children within established guidelines set by the Child Development Laboratory Director using best practices established by the early childhood education profession.

* Support and serve students in the College of Education's early childhood development courses.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis, Early Childhood, Child Development, Play Therapy, Child Psychology or other major related to children and adolescents; and one year of early childhood program teaching experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Ability to write lesson plans and organize a preschool classroom.
* Ability to work with children, parents and other stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Teaching experience in a preschool classroom (ages 3-5).

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Part-time Permanent

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Posted: 12/17/2018
Application Due: 2/15/2019
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