• Teacher

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/26/2018 10:11 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-45619
    Category
    Administrative
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    COM Head Start MCH EHS
    Post End Date
    11/27/2018
  • Overview

    The Preschool Teacher for Head Start directs the daily learning activities of students through the use age appropriate lesson plans.  S/He creates and maintains an atmosphere conducive to learning, both through physical classroom materials and instructional activities.  S/He implements approved regular goals while utilizing techniques necessary to motivate learning in small children and makes regular assessments of instructional materials for classroom and communicates need of replacement or repair as needed.  S/He supervises students in all activities both inside and outside the classroom and maintains 1-10 child/staff ratio at all times. 

     

    The Preschool Teacher assists with counseling of parents for their academic, personal and social skills development.  S/He ensures that everything is in place in case of your absence; identifies achievement levels of each student and provides ongoing evaluation of progress.  S/He identifies and accesses behavioral concerns requiring involvement of program resource staff and establishes and maintains continuous communication between parents and staff.  S/He encourages parent involvement to increase literacy skills and classroom participation.  S/he becomes thoroughly knowledgeable of all required program standards and regulations and adhere to same and participates in school sponsored activities; and attends faculty staff meeting as required.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

     

    Salary offered commensurate with experience

    Responsibilities

    1. Assists with counseling of parents for academic, personal, and social skills development.
    2. Identifies achievement levels and provides evaluations.
    3. Identifies and accesses behavioral issues.
    4. Establishes and maintains communication between parents and staff.
    5. Becomes knowledgeable of all program standards and regulations.
    6. Participates in school sponsored activities; attend faculty staff meeting as required.
    7. Creates and maintains an atmosphere for learning, through physical classroom materials and instructional activities.
    8. Implements goals while utilizing techniques to motivate learning.
    9. Makes regular assessments for classroom and communicates need of replacement or repair.
    10. Supervises students in all activities inside and outside the classroom.
    11. May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education plus 1 year experience in Early Childhood Education or related field.
    • Must be able to lift 40 pound to chest level, able to bend, stand, see, hear, drive, speak and able to do repetitious movement.
    • Computer program proficiency level: Intermediate

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • Bilingual skills 

    This is a provisional position.  Provisional positions are funded by external grants or contracts with established end dates.  When the grant expires or is not extended, the provisional position will be eliminated.  Employees in provisional positions may apply for other positions at UAMS when their provisional position ends.

     

     

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Continuously
    Sit: Continuously
    Walk: Continuously
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Continuously
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Continuously
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Outdoor Weather Conditions
    Noise Level: Loud
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None

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