CHILD CARE WORKER 2
- UNLV, University Preschool [Intermittent]
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 23
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Intermittent vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Child Care Workers assist in preschool programs designed for care of children and for stimulation of their social, emotional, academic, and physical development.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. ** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE ANNOUNCED CLOSING DATE BASED ON VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED **
Child Care Workers assist in preschool programs designed for care of children and for stimulation of their social, emotional, academic, and physical development. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. The University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) University Preschool located at the Lynn Bennett Early Childhood Education Center is seeking a Child Care Worker 2. This position will serve as the Head Preschool Teacher (ages 3 to 5 years) providing an inclusive quality environment and curriculum while supporting the preschool mission and philosophy. Responsibilities include: providing a safe and healthy learning environment, planning, implementing curriculum and assessment, collaboration with co-teachers and families, individualizing care and instruction and training support staff. This is an intermittent position meaning the work schedule will vary but will work 40 hours per week. PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: Candidates enrolled in an early childhood program of studies or who has completed a degree in the field. *Per the Nevada State Legislature, classified employees are subject to six mandatory unpaid furlough days through June 30, 2014. **UNLV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
One year of experience as a Child Care Worker I; OR graduation from high school and two years of experience working with small children in a preschool setting.
As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
In order to be considered for employment at UNLV, ONLY the following documents MUST be attached to your application in sequence: 1) Cover Letter 2) Resume. PLEASE NOTE: The NVAPPS System will direct you not to attach a resume. Please ignore this message for UNLV positions, and attach your cover letter and resume to your application.
Must obtain and maintain a Sherriff's card prior to beginning employment. Person is responsible for the costs associated obtaining a Sherriff's card.
Must provide written evidence of testing negative for tuberculosis prior to beginning employment. Person is responsible for the costs associated with a tuberculosis test.
Must obtain and maintain CPR and FIRST AID Certification and successfully complete mandatory training available through the Nevada Registry within 90 days of employment.
Must be able to work indoors/outdoors on a regular basis; ability to lift up to 30lbs, bending, lifting, standing, sitting on floor, carrying children and moving materials/equipment as needed.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.