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Bing Head Teacher

Stanford University
School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford, California, United States

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Bing Head Teacher🔍School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford, California, United States📁Child/Youth Education and Development📅Jul 23, 2021 Post Date📅90525 Requisition #Bing Head Teacher

Bing Nursery School is part of the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University and serves as a laboratory for the Department of Psychology. The department established the school in 1949, and the current building in 1966, to serve as a site for research and training in child development. It provides high quality educational programs to over 550 young children (2-5 years) each year, their parents, students in training, research and teaching faculty, and educators worldwide.

Supervise, plan and implement educational experiences for pre-school children with a child development focus in a laboratory school setting to support faculty research and undergraduate instruction in developmental psychology and early education. Coordinate with multiple researchers and supervise, guide, mentor and grade undergraduate students.


    Oversee planning and implementation of curriculum projects and supervise activities performed by teachers and students; assign children/families and students to teachers; participate in hiring teachers; conduct performance evaluations.Provide instruction to children; develop emerging curriculum and work with the children on short-term and long-term projects.Use observation skills to record children's behavior and maintain anecdotal records.Work directly with parents providing verbal updates and interpreting their children's behavior; hold formal conferences with families including initial developmental history intake and home visits.Coordinate the needs of multiple researchers; assist in determining children eligible for research participation; work directly with researchers to facilitate faculty and undergraduate student research projects; help children to participate in relevant studies; help researchers develop rapport with the children. Supervise, guide, and mentor undergraduate students observing or participating in the classroom; provide students with verbal and written feedback on their progress; assign grade to student for classroom activities related to their course work; demonstrate to undergraduate students the links between theory and actual classroom activity in support of the student's academic development.Design, produce and display program content and the children's work; write articles for school newsletters; write articles for professional journals; present at parent seminars and at early childhood conferences; provide tours for visitors.

Education & Experience:

Master's degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, or related field. Supervisory training and courses. Demonstrated excellence in supervisory experience. Four years of experience teaching in the field of Early Childhood Education. Experience teaching in a laboratory school highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Demonstrated excellence in the teaching of young children.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Ability to work effectively with colleagues, parents, students, and faculty.Excellent leadership skills, including coaching and developing staff.Experience in and responsibility for planning, executing, and evaluating curriculum and educational experiences.
Certifications and Licenses:

    Current Child Development Permit desired.


    Constantly twist/bend/stoop/squat.Frequently stand/walk, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.Occasionally sit, kneel/crawl, reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix.Requires good visual and auditory acuity.
* Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job


    Work outdoors on a regular basis, occasionally in inclement weather. Includes caring for animals and plants.Work evenings and weekends.May be exposed to noise > 80dB TWA, bleach, vomit, or blood.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classifications and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4196
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: I
  • Requisition ID: 90525


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