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Lead Preschool Teacher

Company: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Application Deadline: 03/22/2023 Salary: $20.50 - $21.50 per hour This is a full time position. Duties It's always an incredible day at the Wilder Child Development Center! With full-time childcare and preschool right here in Saint Paul, Minnesota, parents and guardians can expect the highest quality learning and care for their children ages 16 months to 5 years with year-round enrollment. The Wilder Child Development Center is a Head Start co- location site, NAEYC accredited and has the highest rating of 4-Stars by Parent Aware. This means that parents and guardians can expect incredible childcare, learning that prepares children for kindergarten and life, and support for the whole family! Bring your passion for early childhood education to Wilder and help create an incredible learning and caring experience for children and their families as an Early Childhood Lead Preschool Teacher. At the Wilder Child Development Center (CDC) in Saint Paul, Minnesota, You will be part of our community of staff and teachers who continually recognize and strive to meet the diverse needs, abilities, interests and cultures of children and their families, where each person is valued and respected as a contributor in our classroom environment. The Child Development Center is part of Wilder's Economic Stability and Aging Services (ESAS) division that focuses on stability and wellness throughout the lifespan, from prenatal to older adults. ESAS takes a culturally-responsive, strengths-based approach to serving people and their families: prenatal and early childhood education, housing and wealth creation, healthy aging, and community-focused school and family supports. Join a team who brings their diverse identities, cultures, lived experiences and skills to provide economic stability and aging services are impactful for the whole family. As an Early Childhood Lead Preschool Teacher, you will: Actively work and participate with our team of teachers and staff to provide support and services to children and their families as a role model for children Guide diverse children using a strengths-based, culturally relevant approach that supports the whole family. Support the development and implementation of plans for activities, events and projects that align with Wilder's strategy and CDC's goals. Help maintain an incredible experience and environment that's clean, welcoming and accessible for children and their families such as light housekeeping, laundry, occasional meal prep and cleanup. Navigate and report any mishaps, diseases or injuries with patience and support from your Early Childhood Education team. Wilder's workplace diversity strengthens our mission and contributes to our vision of individuals and families thriving in St. Paul and beyond. We offer a dynamic Total Rewards package, which includes competitive compensation and benefits - health, dental, employer-matched 401(k), PTO, paid family, medical and caregiver leave, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and employee wellness programs. In addition, you will have access to professional and leadership development opportunities, which includes clinical training and supervision, development funding, tuition discounts, career development, and upskilling opportunities. You will also have access to Wilder's inclusion, diversity, equity (WIDE) council, employee resource groups, and other DEI development opportunities available to all employees. Eligible federal loans may also qualify for deferment through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Job Qualifications You have a passion for early childhood and helping children achieve their educational goals You have a minimum of 1 year of experience working with a diversity of young children and their families You don't compromise on cleanliness, health, safety, security and privacy You're friendly, value diverse people, experiences and skills, and approach others with respect, empathy and care You can work with little supervision and don't hesitate to ask for clarification if and when needed You work efficiently, can manage your time and know when to prioritize You have a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood or equivalent (Preschool CDA) You're First Aid & CPR certified About Wilder The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is a nonprofit community organization that creates lasting, positive change rooted in people through direct services, research and community building. We combine knowledge, compassion and action to improve lives today and for generations to come. Online Application Information Our application system works best using Chrome and attaching documents in PDF or Word format. Postings close at midnight Eastern Standard Time. There are four sections to the application process, please follow these instructions carefully: Contact information. Be sure to fill out all of the required fields (marked with a red ). Verification of email address. Enter the code sent to your email address. Enter Address Resume and cover letter section. First upload your resume in the resume section then upload your cover letter and any other required documents mentioned in the job posting in the second upload area. Questions. Answer "How did you hear about this job/posting?" question and other questions if applicable. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Questions (EEO). We are required to ask these questions, using this wording, to meet federal guidelines. If you prefer not to answer any questions you can skip them but you must check the box labeled "I have read the above invitation to self-identify as an individual with a disability" Review and Edit. Here you can review and edit sections as necessary. Attestation. Read statement, check the box and enter your name. Then click submit. Optional profile. At this time Wilder is not reviewing this profile information. Click on "Return to Career Center" at the bottom of the page. Job offers will be contingent on the successful applicant's proof of authorization to work in the United States and the results of a background check related to the job requirements. Wilder is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of the Amherst H Wilder foundation to provide an equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, St. Paul , Lead Preschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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