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Assistant Teacher at Boise State University

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Location: Boise, Idaho

Job Description:
Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are committed to being a welcoming campus that supports a diverse and inclusive learning environment.


Boise State University Children's Center

Do you enjoy working with young children, have a background in Early Childhood Education and have experience working in a group care setting?

The Boise State University Children's Center has openings for 12-month, year-round positions, 7:00am - 5:30pm, Monday-Friday. We are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and offer a great work environment with $11.87 per hour and full benefits.

Our current Full - Time openings are in the infant and toddler program (ages 0-3) and in the 3-5 year looping program.

Position Overview

Assistant Teachers are responsible for supporting the emotional and educational needs of all young children enrolled in the program, ages 8 weeks to five years old. They assist Lead Teachers with intentionally preparing and maintaining an enriched learning environment for individual children based on developmentally appropriate program guidelines according to NAEYC accreditation standards and Idaho Early Learning eGuidelines . Assistant teachers must be available for flexible shifts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant Teacher supports the Lead Teacher assess the needs of each child in their classroom and uses this assessment data to individualize instruction to support each child's developing skills and knowledge. The Assistant Teacher is held accountable for nurturing all children, responding to their interests and needs, and making learning meaningful with concrete, evidence-based methods. The Assistant Teacher assists the Lead Teacher in implementing the curriculum, developing ongoing positive partnerships with parents, and providing responsive, respectful care for individual needs of children; supervising and evaluating all classroom staff, volunteers, and practicum students in the Lead Teacher's absence; maintaining a safe and sanitary environment; and performing related work in collaboration with other team teachers.

Minimum Qualification (Including Certificates and Licenses)
  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood or related field or equivalent experience OR CDA or Associates degree in Early Childhood or related field plus two years of similar experience with young children in group care settings.
  • Currently have or must be willing to obtain Boise city child care license and pediatric CPR & first aid certification. Must keep current yearly.
  • Maintain membership in Idaho STARS and continuing education.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood or related field.
Salary: $11.87 per hour plus an excellent benefits package .

Application instructions: Please upload a cover letter and resume indicating your interest and qualifications for the position along with your application.