Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide an educational classroom setting for young children (infancy through five years) and University students in a laboratory center designed to model best practices in the field of early childhood education. Using an emergent, negotiated curriculum, they teach individualized fundamental pre-academic skills and lead activities to promote language development, cognitive and perceptual development, and gross motor development in children representing a cross-section of backgrounds. Work is performed independently under the general supervision of the Director and in cooperation with University faculty. Work is reviewed through periodic staff meetings, individual conferences, and observation of work performed.
Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in early childhood education or early childhood special education with practicum/internship experience and related teacher certification (e.g., birth-kindergarten certification), or graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in a related field and two years of experience teaching young children.
Department: Lucy Brock Child Dev Lab Prog - 260820