Statesboro, GA United States
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Child Development Specialist

Georgia Southern University

Job Title: Child Development Specialist
Reference Code: 1509656
Job Location: Statesboro , GA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Education: Jobs K through 12
Application Closing Date: 7/12/2019
Date Posted: 2019-06-21
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Child Development Specialist
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002400

Department: 3900180951-Child Development Center

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Child Development Center. The Lead Infant Teacher serves as lead teacher in an infant, toddler, and/or preschool classroom (children 6 weeks to 12+ months), planning and implementing activities designed to develop a range of social, cognitive, and/or motor skills for individual and/or groups of children within a specified age range, working within a child care center, classroom, or field environment. This position also mentors and guides college students using the laboratory classrooms as part of their methods courses.

Essential Functions

  • Assesses children twice a year using an age appropriate instrument and keeps documentation on each child.
  • Uses early learning standards, curriculum, and knowledge of children's needs, abilities, and interests to develop lesson plans.
  • Creates plans which exhibit variety, creativity, use of various resources to fulfill specific learning objectives and incorporate safe and easily supervised playground activities.
  • Modifies planned activities to accommodate varying developmental levels of individual children.
  • Ensures safety and supervision of all areas (indoors and outdoors).
  • The position follows all safety protocol for hygiene and routines including diaper changing, pottying, and serving meals/bottles.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

  • Job Requirements

    Minimum Education Required:
    Bachelorís Degree

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    One or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation including electronic submission of fingerprint images prior to employment

    Preferred Education:

    Preferred Experience::
    One or more academic years of experience teaching in an early childhood classroom

    Information and Application Process Instructions

    Salary Range: $28,100 - $34,400

    Job Open Date: 06/21/2019

    Job Closing Date: 7/12/2019

    Special Instructions Summary:

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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