Employment

Full-Time Employment

Early Childhood Education Teacher

Position Summary: Prepares classroom lessons, facilitates classroom programs, and assesses student progress to ensure safety and foster an environment of learning and development in accordance with established curriculum. Interacts regularly with parents and trains new teachers and students.

Essential Responsibilities:
– 25% Plans and facilitates classroom programming and schedules daily classroom activities for an early childhood education facility according to established curriculums
– 25% Maintains the safety and physical well-being of children in a designated classroom
– 20% Evaluates individualized and developmental educational plans for children in collaboration with other stakeholders, as needed
– 15% Maintains and documents effective communication with internal and external stakeholders to relay pertinent information and provide updates of child activities per established guidelines and regulations
– 15% Mentors new teachers and students

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. Focus in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Work or closely related field preferred. 4K teaching license preferred.

View the full position listing for details and link to apply. Applications close December 31st.

Student Positions

As part of the CDL’s Teaching mission, we are devoted to training and working with undergraduate students who are eager to apply their knowledge of child development to the field. The CDL gives preference to our returning undergraduate students. Ideally, students would first serve as a Volunteer, then participate in an Internship, and subsequently apply for open Assistant Teacher positions.

INTERN – HDFS 601 & HDFS 501

Brief Position Summary: The primary responsibility of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) Intern is to support our Teaching mission and assist in the care of children in the CDL. This includes providing assistance in the supervision, management, and guidance of a classroom of children, as well as preparation for daily activities and routines.  The ECD Intern receives direct support from Lead Teachers and reports to the Assistant Director. This opportunity is for only for students enrolling in both the HDFS 601 Internship course and 1-credit HDFS 501 Theory to Practice course. For more information, view our Intern Job Description.

Applications for Spring 2022 are closed, check back in spring for Summer 2022 openings.

ASSISTANT TEACHER

Brief Position Summary: The primary responsibility of the Assistant Teacher is to support our Teaching mission and assist in the care of children in the CDL. This includes providing assistance in the supervision, management, and guidance of a classroom of children, as well as preparation for daily activities and routines.  The Assistant Teacher receives direct support from Lead Teachers and reports to the Assistant Director. For more information, view our Assistant Teacher Job Description.

Applications for Spring 2022 are closed, check back in spring for Summer 2022 openings.

VOLUNTEER

Brief Position Summary: The primary responsibility of the Volunteer is to support our Teaching mission and assist in the care of children in the CDL. This includes providing assistance in the supervision, management, and guidance of a classroom of children, as well as preparation for daily activities and routines. Volunteers receive direct support from Lead Teachers and reports to the Assistant Director.

We currently do not have any volunteer openings due to COVID-19.