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Preschool Teacher

Position Deleted on 2/05/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Raleigh, NC
Admin - Child Care Services
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
DEPARTMENT: Child Care Development Center


To be considered for employment, a candidate who meets job opening qualifications must complete the following steps for EACH job opening to which the qualified candidate applies.

1. Submit ALL the following documents in ONE package directly to the Human Resources Department, by ONLY ONE of the following methods: mailed hard copy (recommended for the best presentation of your credentials), or by fax to (919) 546-8484.
  • A fully completed Shaw University Application Form (see link below for write-in Application).
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.
A resume or curriculum vitae without an accompanying Shaw University Application Form, and other required documents, cannot be accepted.

2. Order "Official" transcript(s) of the highest degree received (as required by the job posting qualifications) to be MAILED DIRECTLY FROM the institution(s) DIRECTLY to: Human Resources Department, Shaw University, 118 E. South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.

For example:
  • A job posting qualification requiring a Ph.D. requires an official transcript from the institution awarding the Ph.D. degree, and the transcript must be mailed from the awarding institution directly to the Shaw University Human Department.
  • A job posting qualification requiring a high school diploma requires a high school transcript or G.E.D. from the issuing institution.
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Shaw University Center for Early Childhood Education (Center) is in collaboration with Wake County Smart Start/NC Pre K to expand services to children ages 4 to 5 years. The Preschool Teacher position will be responsible for providing educational activities to preschool children in a quality center environment with programs aimed at preparing them for kindergarten. Manage student learning in accordance with the goals and directives of the school.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education with a Birth-Kindergarten License, or an AA degree working towards a Bachelor's degree with B-K license or NC Early Education Certification.
  • Experience with both preschool and infant centers.
  • Experience with NC Child Care Licensing and Requirements.
  • Experience with NAYEC Accreditation.
  • Experience with State and Federal funding for child care programs
  • First Aid and CPR Certification.
  • Master's degree in early Childhood Education from an accredited institution of higher learning or a related discipline.
  • Present course teachings in such a way that students are encouraged to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, to increase motivation, to develop a positive self-image, and to clarify their values.
  • Assumes responsibility for planning and implementing a model instructional program for preschoolers.
  • Plans and implements individualized daily routines and curriculum for preschoolers in the classroom.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of individualized goals for each preschool child during the school year.
  • Ability to establish appropriate limits for children and enforce them in a positive manner.
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse population.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters pertaining to students.
  • Effectively manages the classroom environment
  • Ensures adequate supervision to assure health, welfare and safety of all students
  • Develops, maintains and submits accurate, timely, and complete records, forms, reports, requests, etc.
  • Maintains effective collegial communication, professional interaction, and functional relations within center.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and compliance with all University policies and procedures.
  • Actively pursues scholarly activities and development; remains current in the applicable field.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid holidays
From time to time, benefits may be added or deleted from the Shaw University benefits package.

  • Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Subject to a background check, drug screen.
The preceding job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. It does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

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