The New Mexico State University School for Young Children which serves 2-5 year olds in 3 Reggio inspired laboratory school classrooms is looking for a teacher. We are located in Las Cruces, NM. If you are interested please see the information below. Please note that this job description is one required by the university for us to use, the emphasis on academics is theirs and not ours.
NMSU School for Young Children
Teacher Req # 2011003155
Full-Time 9-month (Academic Year) Position
Contingent on Funding
Position Title: Teacher
Designs, develops, and delivers educational programs. May work on an on-call, short-duration basis within defined subject matter areas and program objectives.
Develops lesson plans and implements curriculum for targeted student audiences. May teach students in a classroom setting; assists with presenting and reinforcing learning concepts within a specified subject or subject area. Advises and supports student academic success in subject area; provides an environment for academic growth and personal development for students. Oversees classroom management on a daily basis. Maintains student academic records and record-keeping ledgers for students participating in the program. Distributes supplemental assignments to students when needed and as appropriate to the target student population. Performs evaluations of classes taught for inclusion in academic progress reviews. Build partnerships with families. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of learning concepts relevant to early childhood, elementary and/or secondary level students. Working knowledge and understanding of pre-college educational programs. Knowledge of the rules, regulations, and laws regarding student academic records. Early Childhood Education and developmentally appropriate practice for preschool children; Reggio Emilia Approach to education; Focused Portfolio Assessment system
Curriculum development skills. Records maintenance skills. Analytical, evaluative, and critical thinking skills. Strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills.
Ability to teach early childhood, elementary, middle, and/or high school age students within specified area of subject matter expertise. Ability to implement positive classroom arrangement techniques with a diverse student population.
Education- Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Experience- Three (3) years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
BENEFITS OFFERED: Group medical and dental insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, state educational retirement, sick and annual leave. Opportunity for educational advancement.
Reply to/deadline for applications: Interested applicants should forward a complete application packet, to include a cover letter, resume, unofficial college transcripts and three professional references to:
Early Childhood Education
P.O Box 30001
MSC 3 MCV
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
Review of applications will begin July 5, 2011. Application materials received after this date may be considered.
NMSU is an EEO/AA employer. Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States. All offers of employment, oral and written are contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, NMSU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a criminal history background check