Master Teacher, Fisher Early Learning Center

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Teacher (Early Childhood)

The Fisher Early Learning Center is one of the most distinctive early childhood learning centers in Colorado. As a part of the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, we are uniquely positioned to provide a warm and loving environment that is specifically designed to deliver cutting-edge and evidence based programming for infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children. We are an inclusive setting and value diversity. 

Position Summary

The Master Teacher will direct the development and implementation of the classroom environment in the facilitation of the cognitive, social-emotional, physical, language, and communication development of the children within the program. This position will provide supervision and mentorship to teaching team members by modeling best practices in an inclusive setting based on the mission and philosophy of the center in coordination with directors. The incumbent will direct the development of a classroom plan for curriculum, individual child planning, and family communication. This position is in the Preschool Department. This posting will serve for multiple openings.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in ECE or a related field.
  • 2-5 years of experience working with children. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 or more years classroom experience in a NAEYC accredited early childhood group setting.
  • Knowledge and experience working with children who have special needs.
  • Experience working with children in an inclusive environment. 

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Evening and weekends as required. 

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on April 23, 2021. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number
The salary grade for the position is 5.

Hourly Range
The hourly range for the position is $19.41 - $24.87.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

Benefits
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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