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TEACHER CHILDREN'S CENTER

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 93-26345
Posted Job Title TEACHER CHILDREN'S CENTER
School Name Business Services
Org Day Care Center
Posted to the Web 07/18/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 024
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Hours 35.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule Schedule varies; as sched 7:00am to 7:00pm
Months 12
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The Business Services Division (BSD) supports the individual and collective needs of the Penn community by promoting a hospitable, customer-friendly campus environment through the provision of mission-critical services and essential operations. BSD’s mission is to provide high-quality service in a fiscally responsible manner. The Division is currently focused on three major initiatives: Revenue growth/retention through improved marketing efforts, extended services, and development of new distribution channels; driving productivity for the Division and its customers through the better use of technology, and enhancing service offerings through upgrades and expansions of facilities. http://cms.business-services.upenn.edu/

Duties

This position is a key member of our large team and as a member of our team is responsible for supporting the basic philosophy of Penn Children’s Center; ‘learning through play’. The role is responsible for fostering the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of each child. The successful applicant will be responsible to teach, guide and supervise children 12 weeks to 5 years in accordance with NAEYC, Keystone Stars, and DHS guidelines. Develop and carry out weekly lesson plans which meet all governing agency guidelines. Prepare monthly classroom newsletter, prepare and execute reports, parent communication and parent teacher conferences twice per year using the chosen Center assessment tool, timely e-mails and meetings when necessary. Arrange and maintain educational equipment and materials, log daily activities, keep necessary records, prepare student reports and communicate with parents on a daily basis, demonstrating responsiveness to all concerns. Responsibilities include training part-time support staff and supervision of all staff assigned to classroom. Required to maintain a Professional Development Record (PDR) and meet all training mandates. The individual in this leadership position coordinates the team to ensure the daily provision of quality care services. Applications are strongly encouraged from individuals in minority groups.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Family Studies, EC Special Education, Elementary Education or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. A Bachelor’s Degree outside the early childhood field must be supplemented by at least 3 years of experience in a NAEYC accredited program, or at least 3 years of experience in a non-accredited program and at least 30 hours of relevant training during the past 3 years. Excellent understanding of early childhood development and knowledge of early childhood/education standards required.
Demonstrated ability to supervise, lead and develop a professional team. Strong communication, collaboration and nurturing skills together with experience working with a diverse group of families. Evidence of initiative and adaptability to change. Evidence of a commitment to early childhood and continued professional development. Flexibility to work during Center opening hours as required to ensure appropriate service provision and to meet licensing ratio (ie. normally between 7:00am-7:00pm). Skills in language, art, music and drama highly regarded. A comprehensive background check will be undertaken for this position.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/29851

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Jobs@Penn
    • Contacted by a Penn Recruiter
    • Referred by a Penn Employee
    • Referred by a friend or family member
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Indeed.com
    • Other Internet Advertisement
    • Linkedin
    • Twitter
    • Other Social Media Site
    • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website
    • Diversity Association/Publication Website
    • Heard about it at a conference or career fair
    • Apple One
    • Recruitment and/or staffing agency
  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Vocational or Technical School
    • Associate's Degree or Two Year College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
    • 0 to 1 Year
    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years
  4. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree specifically in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Family Studies, EC Special Education, or Elementary Education?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * If you answered NO to the previous question; Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree outside the early childhood field and at least 3 years of experience in a NAEYC accredited program or at least 3 years of experience in a non-accredited program and at least 30 hours of relevant training during the past 3 years?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you willing and able to work during Center hours as required to ensure appropriate service provision and to meet licensing ratio (ie. normally between 7:00 am-7:00 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter