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Child Development Teacher

Company: CT State Community College
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Details: 2 PositionsPosted: March 10, 2023
Level: -Community College Professional 17, tenure track position.
Term: 1 position is a 12-month contract & 1 position is a 10-month contract.
Hours: -Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: -The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Wednesday, April 12, 2023Location: -
750 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury, CT------06708
**This position is not remote**For more information, -please click on the college to be directed to their website.CT State Community College Mission:Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.CT State Community College Vision:CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut's citizens and communities.CT State Community College Equity Statement:The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.Anticipated Start Date: -12-month start date: June 2023
10-month start date: August 11, 2023Position Summary:Individual colleges within the Community College system provide child development centers, offering child care, child development, nutrition and related services for the pre-school children of students, staff and citizens of communities in their respective service areas. - The colleges also offer academic programs in early childhood education. - The child development centers provide the collateral function of serving as laboratories for practical experience by early childhood education students.Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills -along with strong -Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or an -appropriately related field together with two or more years of experience in a related field; or a combination of education, training and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position's essential duties.Incumbents are required to have demonstrated advanced knowledge and abilities in the following: -

  • Early childhood education
  • Child development and learning principles and applications
  • Child care administrationSubstitutions Allowed:Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with the Connecticut Early Learning and Development Standards and the Connecticut Documentation and Observation for Teaching Systems. -
    • Experience with NAEYC Accreditation and State of CT Early Childhood Education licensing. -
    • Experience within a laboratory school and/or with preservice teachers.
    • Knowledge of and/or experience with the Reggio Emilia Approach.
    • Two (2) or more years of experience teaching preschool children.
    • Bilingual: English/Spanish or English/Albanian (reading/writing/speaking).Example of Job Duties:Under the direction of the Director of Child Development Center or other administrator, the Child Development Teacher is responsible for contributing to the development and care of children enrolled in the College's Child Development Center through effective performance -in these essential duties:
      • Teaching the Center's children.
        • Accountable for providing age and developmentally appropriate learning experiences for assigned children in the College's Child Development Center.
        • Overseeing student teachers' academic lab experience.
          • Accountable for contributing to the practical experience of the College's early childhood education students.
          • Parent communications.
            • Accountable for communicating with parents about their children's progress as well as about the services of the Center. -
            • Participating in Center administration.
              • Accountable for contributing to the effective management of the Center by participating in its administration.In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. - These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.Starting Salary:Anticipated Salary; includes excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits. -
                12-month salary: $65,316 -approximate annual
                10-month salary: $54,432 approximate annual (August-June)We offer -a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; ; and many choices for . -You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with -Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable. -Application Instructions:To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.Selection Procedure:Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates -who have been selected and approved -to -Interview -will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.Background Screening:All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.Continuing Notice of NondiscriminationCSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Director of Equal Employment Opportunity Ndagostino@commnet.eduCSCC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/FPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: CT State Community College, Waterbury , Child Development Teacher, Education / Teaching , Waterbury, Connecticut

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