Assistant Teacher / Student Worker - Early Childhood Laboratory

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Job Title:

Assistant Teacher / Student Worker - Early Childhood Laboratory

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

8G070:Early Childhood, Spec Ed, Rehab Counsel

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:

UK Students in the following fields of study are preferred: Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education or Psychology. Other fields may be considered if applicant has a strong background in early childhood.

Required Related Experience:

Applicant must have experience working with young children in home or school settings.

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Applicant must have a current negative TB test (within the last 2 years) or be willing to get one. CPR and 1st aid certification is preferable.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to pick up children weighing up to 40 pounds, push strollers and be able to get up and down from the floor several times a day.


Work times are flexible.

Job Summary:

The Early Childhood Lab is hiring energetic students to work in our summer program. The hours of the program are 7:45 – 5:00 M – F starting on June 1. Students may work up to 40 hours a week during the summer program. The minimal work week is 20 hours per week.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Job duties of a student worker at the ECL include playing with and supervising young children, helping classroom teachers with cleaning and organizing, assisting with daily routines, reading to children, and going to the playground and walks around campus.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Must be an enrolled student at the University of Kentucky.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 4/16/2021
Application Due: 5/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time