Early Childhood Educator
The University of Wisconsin-Stout Child and Family Study Center is seeking a qualified and experienced Early Childhood Education Educator to join its collaborative teaching team. Early Childhood Educators serve as demonstration teachers at the Child and Family Study Center education lab for a group of assigned children modeling evidence-based practices for practicum students, preservice teachers, volunteers, and observers. They provide leadership in curriculum development, instruction, and assessment. Developing an alliance with families and community is essential. Working cooperatively with center director, staff, and university community they ensure a model center; to include accreditation, licensing, and other regulatory requirements. Classroom teachers engage in continuous professional development and assist in promotion of public relations for the center.
Anticipated start date: 8/22/22
- Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field
- Related work experience
- A valid Professional Educator DPI License (Birth-3) or Wisconsin Registry Level 14
- Must successfully complete a caregiver background check prior to employment
- Ability to climb stairs
- Ability to lift children and heavy items up to 50 pounds
- Ability to maneuver in spaces as narrow as one (1) foot in sufficient time to assure safety and well-being of children within licensing and NAEYC regulations
- Interest in advancing student learning in the area of Early Childhood Education
- Demonstrated success working with diverse stakeholders
Plan and facilitates classroom programming and schedules daily classroom activities for an early childhood education facility according to established curriculums. Maintains the safety and physical well-being of children in a designated classroom. Evaluates individualized and developmental educational plans for children in collaboration with other stakeholders, as needed. Maintains and documents effective communication with internal and external stakeholders to relay pertinent information and provide updates of child activities per established guidelines and regulations. Mentors’ new teachers and students.
Ability to perform physical activities, such as walking, bending, working at ground level, standing, climbing, lifting children or heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) Ability to respond with quick maneuvering between spaces is required to assure safety and well-being of children, while providing care within licensing and NAEYC regulations.
Stays current with accreditation requirements and maintains a commitment to professional enrichment and learning in the early childhood education field.
The Child and Family Study Center is a university laboratory school committed to excellence and innovation in teacher preparation, supporting undergraduate and graduate students in early childhood and related fields. We are committed to creating a link between educational theory and hands-on practice. We facilitate interdisciplinary and intergenerational collaboration and research; implement developmentally appropriate, inclusive, and evidence-based programming for young children and their families.
University of Wisconsin-Stout prepares lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens in an equitable, inclusive, and sustainable environment through collaborative career-focused programs that integrate applied learning, theory and research. UW-Stout is committed to developing an inclusive community that fosters a rich,¿dynamic,¿and collaborative environment in which to work and grow, celebrating the diversity of individual perspectives and experiences.
For more information about the UW-Stout community and region go to: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/our-community
Apply online via: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/careers-jobs
Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Please be sure you have included the following documents:
- Current resume
- Cover letter
- Contact information for three (3) professional references
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Contact the following with questions:
Allison Feller- Director
All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.
An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process.
A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office at 715.232.2149.
Job Family: Teaching