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Ohio (OH), Athens
Employer:  Ohio University
City:  Athens
State:  Ohio (OH)
Zip Code:  45701

Master Teacher
Location: Athens, OH
Company: Ohio University

Position Information

Job Title Master Teacher

Applications Accepted From Intradepartment, University Wide, Public: Open to the Public

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please complete online application and upload required documents including resume/CV, detailed cover letter,transcripts and list of at least three professional references with current contact information including email address.

Position will remain open until filled.

This position is eligible for the following benefits: Level 1 - Medical/Rx, Vision, Dental, Ortho; Winter Break Closure; Holidays Paid; Basic/Supp/Dep Life; Educ. Benefits; Sick Leave; Vacation; Retirement

Posting Number 2016712F

Job Description

The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education - Child Development Center at Ohio University invites applicants for a Master Teacher position. Candidates should have experience teaching children ages birth to 5 years old, as well as preferred experience working with professional interns (student teachers). The successful applicant will bring strong qualifications, be reliable and possess a positive attitude.

Context: The Patton College has four Core Values: 1) Preparing ethical and reflective leader-educators and human service professionals, 2) Lifelong learning, 3) Change agency and 4) Diversity. At its core, the College is committed to serving a diverse student population that includes international and non-traditional students and to providing service to the region through professional engagement and collaboration. We are looking for candidates that will contribute to these goals, bring a strong commitment to teaching, and will work with colleagues within the College and Child Development Center to improve education.

The Master Teachers have overall responsibility of the classroom and acts as a coordinator of activities and daily planning.
Work with and respond with warmth, friendliness, humor, and understanding to children, staff and parents from diverse backgrounds;
Share responsibility with co-Master Teacher to supervise and assess Professional Interns including weekly meetings with each to answer questions, go over evaluations and talk about their growth and development;
Use the Brigance Early Childhood Screens and other observation strategies to document each child's development and discuss/set goals with parents;
Use children's assessments, classroom meetings and parent and teacher input to develop and implement curriculum in the classroom in coordination with the co-master teacher;
Participate in field testing of innovative curriculum materials and teaching strategies;
Maintain regular communication with families including daily check-ins and parent semester meetings with co-Master Teacher and Professional Interns;
Work cooperatively with parents to establish a consensus of what should be expected of their child and encourage communication with parents through regular parent-teacher classroom meeting, parent conferences and home visits;
Follow the State of Ohio Early Learning Content Standards and the Ohio Infant and Toddler Guidelines
Maintain classroom portfolio, attendance, daily journals, and tracking sheets;
Represent classroom at staff meetings to share ideas, experiences and concerns;
Attend and participate in Reggio Meetings;
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the classroom environment by providing a safe, warm, stimulating classroom environment;
Submit reports on time;
Work with small groups and individual children while supervising the whole group;
Apply working knowledge of computers;
Display an ongoing desire to learn including recognizing one's successes and failures and reasons for them;
Make thoughtful, quick decisions as needed
Evaluation: The Director and Assistant Director evaluate the Master Teachers annually. These evaluations are written and discussed with each staff member. These evaluations are based on the professional development plan, parent feedback and can include classroom observations.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field;
Experience working with and supervising young children from diverse backgrounds;
Successful completion of FBI and BCII background checks and medical exam.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience supervising Professional Interns and lab students from diverse backgrounds;
Experience with Reggio Emilia Philosophy.

Department Child Development Center

Pay Rate

Commensurate with qualifications but within the range of $34,500 and $37,500.

Job Open Date 04/22/2018

Posting Close Date

Position will remain open until filled. Employment Type Full-Time Regular

Job Category Faculty - Non-Tenure Track (Group II)

Months 12

Planning Unit Patton College of Education

Work Schedule

8 hour workday scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 am and 5:30 pm.

Campus Athens

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position. Lisa Frasure, | 740-593-1819

Diversity Statement

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. (please use the apply button below)

Position type:  Full-Time
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