Essential Functions: POSITION PURPOSEMonitor activities for pre-school aged children, and support the classroom teacher in planning and implementing daily and weekly curriculum development activities.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSParticipate in team planning sessions with lead teacher to assist in planning curriculum and next steps with children. Assist the lead teacher in implementing preschool program activities.Assist in nurturance, caregiving and supporting the social/emotional wellbeing of the children in the program.Assist the lead teacher in collecting anecdotal observations and work samples of the children to track their growth/development.Accompany lead teacher on home visits twice a year.Maintain continuous, positive interactions families.Attend professional development training sessions and in-service training sessions.Report all matters of concern regarding children, families and the program to the lead teacher and/or the program director.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh school graduate or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Possession of a Child Development Associate Certificate. Associate Degree preferred with emphasis in Child Development or Early Childhood Education.Negative TB test (current within two years).Must receive fingerprinting clearance through childcare licensing state authorized vendor.Health Appraisal (current within two years).Experience working in a classroom setting. Ability to conduct oneself in a professional, ethical manner, and maintain confidentiality of all information related to children and families. Preferred experience working with pre-school age children in an early childhood educational setting.Ability to work as a member of a team.Ability to communicate respectfully and effectively with others, particularly with children and families.
Internal Number: 76_205852
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.