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Preschool Teacher (PK 1-3) - 997735

Apply Now Job Number: 505701
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Fam-Preschool
Categories: Teaching - JK - 12

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Job Title: Preschool Teacher (PK 1-3) - 997735
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: This position is contingent on the availability and continuation of external-funding and/or contract. As such, any offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment ended in the event the external funding and/or contract ceases or is reduced.

1. Plans and implements an appropriate curriculum.

2. Establishes an enriching, safe, and clean classroom and playground environment.

3. Demonstrates effective class management.

4. Designs and develops learning materials.

5. Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with participating parents and coworkers.

6. Fulfills work obligations including: promptness, staff meetings, open house attendance, and parent orientations.

7. Maintains a professional posture regarding program participants, co-workers, and administration.

8. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Presents at professional workshops.

2. Assists staff in special project assignments.

3. Attends Family Center and University sponsored functions.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Ability to lift, carry, and put down up to fifty (50) pounds on a continuous basis. Repeated lifting and placing down of children required.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures: 1. Successful completion of the FDLE Background Screening.
2. Must complete prior to the first day of employment the on-line Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Training (4-hour course).
3. Must complete within ninety (90) days of hire the state mandated Early Literacy for Children Birth to Three childcare trainings (5-hour course).
4. Complete yearly in-service trainings provided by the NSU University School Preschool.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Major (if required): In field or 12 credits in field
Required Experience: None.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Valid State of Florida Certification Certificate.

2. One(1) year successful experience working with children from birth to ten (10) years of age.

3. Graduate degree in early childhood or related field.

4. Familiarity, knowledge and demonstration of appropriate, positive, parenting techniques and interactions.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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