Opportunity for a full time lead teacher in a kindergarten classroom for the 2019-2020 academic year (37 weeks). The school follows the Kent State University calendar. Summer employment opportunities also available.
Additional Basic Function &\;\\;\\\;ndash\\\\; if applicable\\\\:
\;\\;\\\;\\\\;The Child Development Center is the Kent State University Laboratory school. We are an authorized International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program world school and a 5-star step up to quality school, as designed by the State of Ohio. \;\\;\\\;\\\\;
Examples of Duties\\\\:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following\\\\: \;\\;\\\;\\\\;
Lead teachers develop, implement, document and assesses learning within a play-based, inquiry-oriented curriculum. Outdoor education is an important component of our curriculum. Teachers collaborate to build partnerships with families and mentor pre-service early childhood students assigned to their classrooms. In addition, lead teachers are involved in supporting, conducting and disseminating research. \;\\;\\\;\\\\;
Additional Examples of Duties &\;\\;\\\;ndash\\\\; if applicable\\\\:
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and at least one year of successful early childhood teaching experience. Must hold current Ohio Early Childhood Licensure. An International Baccalaureate Certificate or willingness to pursue an International \;\\;\\\;\\\\;Baccalaureate Certificate is required.
Preferred Qualifications &\;\\;\\\;ndash\\\\; if applicable\\\\:
Master's Degree and supervisory experience is highly desirable.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements\\\\:
Special Instructions Summary\\\:
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue \;\\;\\\;\\\\;until the position is filled. To apply upload cover letter, resume/VITA, and 3 references to https\\\\://jobs.kent.edu
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State&\;\\;\\\;rsquo\\\\;s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 989802
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.