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Company: UT Dallas
Location: Dallas, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Provide comprehensive developmental programs for preschool populations; provide periodic developmental assessment for preschool ages, and provide model/demonstration services such as parent consultation, quality child care, and on-site university training; provide leadership to teaching teams in a preschool setting.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Child Development; Three years full time equivalent experience with preschool populations; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

Knowledge of NAEYC accreditation criteria, knowledge of HighScope curriculum; experience with preschool age children, experience as a lead teacher; effective interpersonal skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide educational activities in an appropriately designed for 3 year old to Kindergarten setting; assist in mainstreaming activities to include special populations; provide parent conferences on a regular basis; develop assessment plans for periodic application; plan staff development exp; other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

May use—-
*Computer, IPOD, IPad
*Basic kitchen appliances and utensils
*Classroom toys and supplies
*Broom/mop/cleaning supplies

Physical and Working Conditions:

Successful candidate will be exposed to the following elements in this position and must possess certain physical and mental capabilities:
Physical Demands:
Must be able to—
*Sit, stand, lift (up to 40 pounds), stoop, squat, climb, run, bend, push/pull, hold, reach, twist, turn, walk, stretch, get up/down from the floor and child sized furniture
*Provide consistent visual/auditory/proximity supervision of children and environment
*Move quickly;
*Handle demands of children, colleagues and parents
*Be Patient
*Have constant mental alertness and agility
*Have a positive outlook
*Have emotional stability

Environmental Conditions:
Exposed to—
*Smells/bodily fluids
*Illness/contagious disease
*Hot and cold temperatures/UV/Sun
*Messy supplies and busy classrooms
*Florescent lighting

Important Message

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.

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