Job Description

Teacher,Early Childhood

Requisition IDreq11973
Working TitleTeacher,Early Childhood
Position Grade08
Position Summary

UNM- Taos Center for Early Education is acceptingapplications for a full Time Teacher, Early Childhood position.

Under theguidance of the preschool director, provides a safe and developmentallyappropriate educational environment where Preschool, Toddler and infantchildren have the opportunity to develop cognitive, social, emotional, andphysical skills. Provides quality early childcare and promotes learningexperiences for children ages 0-5. Teacher will also have the responsibility ofmentoring ECME students.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Ability to secure and maintain a valid UNM Driver's License.
  • A valid New Mexico Driver's License, or ability to obtain a valid NM Driver's License within six months of hire, is required for this job.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Must earn a Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education or related field. 1st course must be started within 6 months of DOH and 1 course completed each year thereafter. (Main Campus employees)
  • Must obtain and maintain current adult, child & infant CPR and First Aid Certification. Initial certification must be achieved within 6 weeks of date of hire. (Main Campus employees).
  • Must complete the NM 45-hour entry level training course, or equivalent, within 90 days of date of hire. (Main Campus employees)
  • Successful candidate must pass a comprehensive post-offer, pre-employment criminal and CYFD fingerprinting background check.
Minimum Qualifications

Successful completion of at least 60 college-level credit hours; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  1. AA or BA in Early Childhood Multicultural Education (must be actively working on BA)
  2. Knowledge of routine care for Preschool, Toddler or Infant children
  3. Knowledge of child care licensing and NAEYC Standards
  4. Experience in classroom management skills, environment and settings
  5. Experience in observational assessment
  6. Knowledge of Preschool, Toddler and/or Infant development and milestones
  7. Ability to communicate with parents and families effectively
  8. Ability to mentor ECME student employees

Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.This position will require a pre-employment criminal background check. Future and/or continued employment in the position is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining a satisfactory background check, which is one that does not include any disqualifying findings.
CampusTaos
DepartmentTaos Branch
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2020
StatusExempt
Pay$1,950.58 - $2,925.87 (Monthly)
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date1/28/2020
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Required documents: 1. Cover letter (In your cover letter please discuss how you meet the preferred qualifications posted for this position.); 2. Resume/CV; 3. Three previous supervisory references with contact information;

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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