Early Childhood Lab School Assistant Teacher

Early Childhood Lab School Assistant Teacher

  • 528040
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 75
  • UAF Community and Technical College

The Bunnell House Early Childhood Lab School at UAF is committed to providing high-quality, licensed care to children of enrolled university students, faculty and staff, while providing rich observation and practicum experiences for university students studying early childhood education. The lab school is licensed by the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services to serve 30 children, ages 36 months through 6 years. It provides a child centered environment rich in learning opportunities. Developmentally appropriate equipment and practices permit children to make choices within a supportive and encouraging structure.

To thrive in this role you will need a desire to work with young children, 3 - 6 years of age. The ability to be creative, understanding, and patient are all critical as you'll play an important role in shaping these young lives.

To thrive in this role, applicants will possess the following:

* Judgment, patience, organization, interpersonal communication, professional ethics, leadership, teaching and curriculum practices.

* Professional ethics, teaching, positive communication, team leader, conflict resolution, discretion, mediation and sensitivity.

* Understanding of University personnel policies and practices.

* Understanding of all applicable licensing and certification requirements for childcare facilities.

* Must have demonstrable understanding of health and safety policies, procedures and regulations affecting day-to-day operations of program.

* The successful candidate must have the ability to assume the lead teacher role if necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

At minimum, high school graduation plus some vocational technical course work in early childhood education or a related field and/or minimum three months of formal experience working with age-appropriate preschool children. Additional requirement: infant-child-adult first aid and CPR certification, ability to lift up to 50 lbs and good vision and hearing as mandated to meet childcare regulatory and licensing requirements.  Successful applicant must be able to pass a State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services background check.

Position Details:

This position part of the UAF Community and Technical College and is located on the Troth Yeddha' campus in Fairbanks. This is a full-time, 11-month, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 75, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. 

To complete your application please ATTACH:

  • Professional resume.
  • Cover letter (detailing your qualifications for this position, to include infant-child-adult first aid and CPR certification ).
  • The name, address and/or email address and telephone number of three (3) professional references.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Amy Williams or Dianna James, UAF-CTC HR Coordinator, at drjames@alaska.edu or 907-455-2863.

 

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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