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P/T Preschool Teacher

Company:
Utah Tech University
Job Location:
Category:
Child Care Services
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time
Salary: $15.00 - $19.00 Hourly

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Part-Time Staff

Job Number: 24HRL999-23

Division: College of Education

Department: Family Studies & Human Development

Opening Date: 11/14/2023

Position Announcement

The Family Studies and Human Development at Utah Tech University in St. George, Utah
invites applications for a part-time Preschool Teacher at our Tiny Trailblazers Preschool,
starting Spring Semester 2024. This position consists of teaching 3 - 5 year old children and
mentoring college students training to become preschool teachers. Utah Tech Tiny Trailblazers
Preschool is a lab for our college students to observe, and assist as part of the Early Childhood
Education program.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:
  • Preschool teacher will perform a variety of duties related to managing a preschool class of 14 - 20 children between 3 - 5 years of age.
  • Work closely with the Preschool Lab Coordinator in planning preschool curriculum that
    reflect and model what UT students are learning in their classrooms.
  • Provide and maintain a high quality and developmentally appropriate education program.
  • Preschool teacher is responsible for presenting and implementing preschool curriculum that allows children to problem solve, explore and learn through play-oriented activities.
  • Provide a positive and creative learning environment within the classroom.
  • Model best practices with the National Association for the Education of Young Children
    (NAEYC) learning standards.
  • Mentor college students training to become preschool teachers.
  • Communicate genuinely and effectively with children, parents, UT students, and co-workers.
  • Regular attendance and dependability is an essential job function to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position.
Qualifications

Minimum Education:
  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years experience assisting in early childhood setting, such as preschool, primary grades in public education, Head Start program, etc.
  • Strong organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with parents, children, college students and co-workers both orally and in writing.
  • Strong commitment to work collaboratively.
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Part-time hourly staff position (16-20 hours per week).  Hourly rate of $15.00-19.00 per hour depending on experience.  Free access to Employee Assistance Program thru Blomquist-Hale and HPC Fitness Center/Recreation facilities on-campus;  see https://humanresources.utahtech.edu/newemployee/getting-started/new-trailblazers/ for list of part-time staff employee benefits 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  To apply, please fill out online application https://humanresources.utahtech.edu/part-time-application/ and email application materials to kari.young@utahtech.edu (including cover letter, resume, and two professional references.) Applications will be reviewed as received.  Position open until filled.

If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520. 

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:  Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University.
Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 250 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action within its employment programs and activities. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University's non-discrimination policies:
  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury - titleix@utahtech.edu, HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Jennifer Larimore - titleix@utahtech.edu, 435-652-7731.
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://titleix.utahtech.edu/ or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, ocr@ed.gov, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, ocr.denver@ed.gov, 303-844-5695.
The University provides key institutional information regarding Academics, Campus Safety, Student Services, Employment Laws, and other requirement items per the Higher Education Act and other consumer information requirements to perspective students, students, UT employees and prospective employees online at https://utahtech.edu/right-to-know/ and https://police.utahtech.edu/clery-act/.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.

Benefits

Utah Tech University offers a variety of miscellaneous benefits and discounts to employees, both for use on-campus and off-campus. No other benefits are offered for this position.
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