CDC Staff II, NC Pre-K Lead Teacher

CDC Staff II, NC Pre-K Lead Teacher

Employer

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Job Location

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360

(Located between Thomasville and Lexington off of Hwy 29/70)

Salary/Grade

Not Displayed - Based on candidate’s experience, education, and funding source availability

Benefits

State of NC Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, August 2, 2018
Closes: Sunday, August 12, 2018

Target Start Date

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Expected Work Hours

As required to meet the needs of the facility.

Reports to

Director, Child Development Center

Employment Type

Full-time Auxiliary Staff

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • A North Carolina B-K Initial License
  • NC Early Childhood Credential (NCECC)
  • Currently enrolled with EESLPD (If applicant is not currently enrolled with EESLPD, the enrollment process must take place before the applicant can begin employment)
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Ability to perform the following functions:
    • Integrate child development principles into all aspects of program practices
    • Design, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments for children ages six weeks to five years
    • Demonstrate best practices in early care and education
    • Integrate age appropriateness and individual appropriateness into each child's daily experience
    • Demonstrate the value of diversity in the learning environment
    • Provide information, support, and resources for parents

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in an Early Childhood setting

Position Description

SUMMARY:

Davidson County Community College (DCCC) is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success. The DCCC community is dedicated to providing students a high quality education designed to prepare them to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. To this end, DCCC celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. DCCC faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.

DCCC's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members. The future is here!
 
The Child Development Center Staff II, NC Pre-K Lead Teacher is a 10-month academic year position, and has primary responsibility for effective design and implementation of a developmentally appropriate early care and education environment.  The CDC Staff II Pre-K Lead Teacher reports directly to the Director of the CDC and has the following responsibilities:
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promotes College mission, values, and vision
  • Designs, implements, and evaluates developmentally appropriate environments that reflect the value of diversity for preschool children from six weeks to five years 
  • Integrates the principles of child development into all aspects of program practice
  • Models research-based current best practices in early care and learning
  • Documents development and learning at both the individual and group level
  • Demonstrates flexibility, openness to change, and commitment to working in a collaborative, team-based environment
  • Maintains a learning environment that adheres to compliance requirements, demonstrates program quality standards, and supports each child's development and learning
  • Monitors classroom needs and prepares records and reports to support educational plans
  • Provides leadership in planning and implementing activities that promote campus and community involvement
  • Implements a variety of teaching styles, updates classroom materials, and provides for a stimulating arrangement of classroom space and equipment
  • Consults with the Director of the CDC to ensure recommendation of appropriate resources and/or referrals for families
  • Supervises DCCC students in Early Childhood and other programs of study, providing timely, appropriate feedback regarding classroom assignments, observations, and/or internships in CDC classroom
  • Pursues appropriate professional development experiences
  • Models professional integrity
  • Assists in orientation and mentoring of new CDC teachers
  • Performs other duties as assigned which support the mission of the CDC and College

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • A North Carolina B-K Initial License
  • NC Early Childhood Credential (NCECC)
  • Currently enrolled with EESLPD (If applicant is not currently enrolled with EESLPD, the enrollment process must take place before the applicant can begin employment)
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Ability to perform the following functions:
    • Integrate child development principles into all aspects of program practices
    • Design, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments for children ages six weeks to five years
    • Demonstrate best practices in early care and education
    • Integrate age appropriateness and individual appropriateness into each child's daily experience
    • Demonstrate the value of diversity in the learning environment
    • Provide information, support, and resources for parents

 
Preferred:

  • Experience in an Early Childhood setting

ADA SUMMARY:

ADA requirements for the position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information, exercise good judgment, and perform evaluations of children's assessments.  Requires the ability to lift/carry children 35-50 lbs. to meet their needs; ability to stoop, bend, push, kneel, squat, pull, reach, stand, walk, and/or sit to meet needs of children; ability to perform fine motor tasks including, but not limited to, the following tasks regularly performed while caring for young children: snapping, buttoning, zipping, pinning, tying, and grasping; visually supervise children and respond appropriately to verbal and non-verbal cues; and exercise mobility to respond to imminently harmful situations.
 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
https://www.davidsonccc.edu/Employment
 

Position #2018-00061
CDC STAFF II, NC PRE-K LEAD TEACHER

How to Apply

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ON DCCC WEBSITE:     For complete job description and the electronic application, please go to the employment page of our website, https://www.davidsonccc.edu/Employment, click on Search Jobs Icon, then select position title TO SUBMIT THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION.  Note:  We do not accept resumes without the completed application.

Application Requirements:

1) Complete online application

2) Cover letter, stating your qualifications related to (a) position responsibilities and qualifications and (b) College purpose, vision, and organizational competencies (a resume is NOT a cover letter)

3) Unofficial transcripts from a regionally accredited institution (uploaded with application, sent electronically, faxed or mailed.)   International transcripts must be evaluated by WORLD EDUCATION SERVICES (WES).   Official transcripts are required within 30 days of employment. 

Job Post Contact

Davidson County Community College

336-249-8186 

Fax:  336-249-1933

hr@davidsonccc.edu