Lead Teacher (Temporary), Georgetown Law Early Learning Center - Georgetown University Law Center - Hoya Staffing
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Lead Teacher (Temporary), Georgetown Law Early Learning Center – Georgetown University Law Center – Hoya Staffing
The Georgetown Law Early Learning Center has been designed to meet the emotional, social, physical, and intellectual needs of children in a safe, nurturing environment. Toys and equipment have been chosen to develop fine and gross motor skills and give children opportunities to explore and select their own activities. Art, dramatic play, blocks, discovery materials, manipulatives, and books are some of the “interest areas” incorporated in the Center. We support the University’s mission by addressing faculty, staff, and student families’ need for the early education and care of their young children.
This position is located just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol, on the campus of Georgetown Law. The child care Lead Teacher – in a temporary role - provides developmentally appropriate early education and care to children 18 months to 5 years old, creates nurturing, safe, and engaging learning environments, builds relationships with families to partner alongside them in the education and care of their children, and works collaboratively with other members of the child care team. The Lead Teacher also complies with policies, practices, and statutory, regulatory, and licensing requirements.
This position reports to the Director of Georgetown Law Early Learning Center (GLELC). The position also interacts with university families that include student, faculty, and staff parents and enrolled families from the greater metropolitan community. Georgetown Law Early Learning Center helps to support the University’s mission by addressing faculty, staff, and student families’ need for the early education and care of their young children.
Requirements and Qualifications
Must be at least 18 years of age.
An Associate’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, early childhood development, child and family studies or a closely related field OR an Associate’s degree (or higher) in any subject area with at least 24 credit hours in early childhood by December 2023.
Work collaboratively in a team and independently; build positive relationships; communicate clearly and effectively; demonstrate flexibility and reliability; exhibit respect, empathy, and care for the children and their families, colleagues, and other members of Georgetown University and the surrounding community.
Criminal background check clearance, child protection registry clearance, drug and alcohol testing clearance, and any other requirements outlined by OSSE, Georgetown University, and relevant regulations.
Must be able to:
Lift and carry up to 40 pounds
Use a wide range of motion, including but not limited to, sitting down and standing up with children, getting up off of and down onto the floor, moving quickly, walking, running, hopping, dancing, pushing, pulling, and bending.
Work at least two hours daily outside in temperatures between 32 and 90 degrees in a variety of weather conditions such as, sunny, cloudy, overcast, and ground conditions that are dry, damp, wet, or snowy.
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED certification, trainings, and other certification, are required within 30 days of employment.
Please note: The District of Columbia's Office of the State Superintendent of Education requires COVID-19 vaccination for employment in this position, reference Mayor's Order 2021-109 - COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Adults Regularly in Schools or Child Care Facilities and for Student-Athletes.
Work Mode: On Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position’s mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University’s mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.
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