Early Childhood Program Specialist 3

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Open date: 
Friday, January 11, 2019
Position summary: 


The Early Childhood Program Specialist 3 works as a lead teacher in a preschool classroom; develop and implement curriculum, assess child progress, provide parent support, and supervise children 3-6 years of age, in a developmentally appropriate full-day classroom in a university laboratory setting.

This is a 10-month cyclic appointment.

Minimum requirements: 

Forty-five college quarter hours in early childhood development/education/special education or equivalent OR a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) and two years experience working in a group setting with children of the ages enrolled in the program; OR equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements: 

Background clearance required upon hire.

First Aid and CDP card, Bloodborne Pathogen Training, negative TB skin test results.

Washington State Food Handlers’ License required upon hire.

Must possess, or be able to obtain at time of hire, an unrestricted valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Human Development or related field from an accredited university.

2-3 years of experience in a group setting with children ages 3-6 years of age.

Demonstrated experience developing emergent curriculum.

Demonstrated experience conducting child assessments.

Experience providing parent and family support.

Experience with supervision of adult volunteer staff.

To apply: 

Please visit www.wsujobs.com and on the upper left corner you will find “Search Postings”. Once you click that please select “Vancouver” for work location and search.

Please include a cover letter, resume’ and contact information for three professional references.

Please be prepared to provide unofficial transcripts to demonstrate you meet the minimum educational requirement.

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