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Date posted: 7/31/2017

Texas Education Agency

1701 North Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas

Director III (State Director of Early Childhood Education) cc206-22738-B28-1622

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tea/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1809145

The Director of Early Learning is responsible for leadership, oversight and guidance of statewide initiatives related to early learning, including statewide coordination of early childhood grants and programs. Performs highly advanced policy administration and serves as the primary state administrator of early learning and early childhood initiatives. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

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Date posted: 6/16/2017

Eastfield College

3737 Motley Dr., Mesquite, Texas 75150

Full-time Coordinator, Center for Family Studies Lab School – posting #041706067.

Melanie Reynolds

Human Resources | Eastfield College

972.860.7013 | MelanieReynolds@dcccd.edu

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Date posted: 5/25/2017

Organization Name – Tarrant County College
Physical Address of Employment and Phone Number
Job Title

Instructor of Education and Child Development

Job Description and Requirements/Skills

To assist students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate College resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process.

• Master’s degree or higher in Education
OR
• Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Education

How you want to be contacted by applicants (Ex: E-mail Address, Website Link, Phone Number) https://jobs.tccd.edu/postings/16858

Dr. Rosa Mendez rosemary.mendez@tccd.edu

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Date Posted: 5/22/17

Organizations Name: Northaven Co-operative Preschool

      a NAEYC accredited center!
Physical Address of Employment and Phone Number:
11211 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75230

Job Title: Northaven Co-operative Preschool Director

Northaven Co-operative Preschool is seeking an exceptional Director who will work closely with the teachers, parents, and Co-op Board to support and grow the school mission of providing a quality preschool which nurtures the development of the whole child and provides parents the opportunity to participate directly in the education of their young children. Northaven Co-operative Preschool is the longest consecutively NAEYC-accredited program in the country. The Director of Northaven Co-operative Preschool oversees a student body of 86 and a teaching faculty of 5. The Director reports to the Co-op Board and to Staff Parish Committee of Northaven United Methodist Church (Northaven UMC).

Job Description and Requirements/Skills:

Core weekly schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:45 AM – 12:45 PM with some additional afternoon, evening, and weekend meetings and events. Flexible weekly schedule when school is out of session for summer holiday.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education, or other related field
  • College-level coursework in administration, leadership, and management
  • Several years of experience teaching preschool
  • Previous experience with NAEYC accreditation process

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to understand, manage, and embrace the benefits and complexities of a co-operative preschool program
  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with parents, children, and staff
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including but not limited to, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Responsibilities

Program Administration

  • Assume responsibility for the daily operation of the preschool program in compliance with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) Minimum Standards and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accreditation criteria
  • Provide community outreach, becoming involved in relevant organizations, school networking, and educational programs
  • Maintain and coordinate publishing of The Co-op Handbook

Program Operation

  • Supervise registration and enrollment
  • Facilitate preparation for and implementation of parent-teacher conferences
  • Plan school year calendar with the Board
  • Work with teachers on the assessment of equipment and playground needs and help coordinate repairs and upgrades of equipment, landscapes, and other playground features
  • Outline expectations for and review communications with parents
  • Attend and report at Northaven UMC Leadership Council meetings
  • Coordinate with Northaven UMC Ministers and Staff Parish regarding shared space agreement and other Co-op and church functions
  • Attend and report at Northaven Co-op Board meetings

Program Development

  • Remain current on issues, trends, and research in early childhood education
  • Oversee ongoing NAEYC accreditation
  • Promote and maintain the Co-op’s mission, purpose, and core educational goals through all levels of the organization
  • Encourage and provide opportunities for team building and staff collaboration
  • Implement strategies with the Board to recruit and maintain enrollment
  • Attend the Co-op’s biannual fundraising events and participate in other fundraising efforts

Office Supervision

  • Supervise Office Coordinator
  • Purchase equipment and supplies
  • Track and check payroll for accuracy

Program Supervision

  • Ensure that periodic class newsletters are given to parents
  • Lead parent orientations in May for new parents and August for all parents
  • Conduct weekly staff meetings and keep teachers informed of current program information
  • Ensure that teachers complete required number of outside training hours annually
  • Evaluate and observe teachers formally twice per year and informally on an on-going basis
  • Train new teachers and employees
  • Work with Personnel Chair to prepare staff contracts
  • Ensure all parents who will co-op have undergone required background checks and training
  • Process enrollment of new families and continuing families
  • Maintain waiting list
  • Maintain student health forms
  • Coordinate annual student vision and hearing screening
  • Supervise implementation of licensing and safety procedures
  • Ensure that teachers document their program curriculum and classroom inventories
  • Maintain staff records
  • Provide support for teachers
  • Maintain a visible presence to staff, students, Co-op families, and Northaven UMC

How you contact them: If you are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter/email with a statement of why you are interested in being a part of Northaven Co-operative Preschool to northavencooppersonnel@gmail.com

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Date Posted: 5/22/17

Organizations Name: Northaven Co-operative Preschool

      a NAEYC accredited center!
Physical Address of Employment and Phone Number:
11211 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75230

Job Title: Northaven Co-operative Preschool Teacher

Job Description and Requirements/Skills:

Northaven Co-operative Preschool (the Co-op) is seeking a part-time Teacher for our Young 3s class for the 2017-18 school year. All teachers and employees support our mission of providing a quality preschool which nurtures the development of the whole child and provides parents the opportunity to participate directly in the education of their young children. Northaven Co-operative Preschool is the longest consecutively NAEYC-accredited program in the country. The Teacher reports to the Director of the Co-op and the Personnel Chair of the Co-op Board of Directors.

The classroom schedule for the Young 3s class is Monday through Wednesday, 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM. The school year officially begins August 28, 2017 and concludes May 26, 2018. The Teacher will need to arrive in time to prepare the classroom and be ready to greet the children upon arrival. The Teacher is expected to stay after as needed for tidying the classroom and lesson preparation. The Teacher will attend weekly staff meetings on Wednesdays from 1:00–2:00. The Teacher is expected to attend occasional afternoon, evening, and weekend meetings and events; such as orientations, fundraisers, and teacher trainings.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Extensive knowledge about childhood development and play-based education
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education, or other related field
  • Several years of experience teaching preschool or working in a related early-childhood field
  • Familiarity with NAEYC accreditation

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to understand, manage, and embrace the benefits and complexities of a co-operative preschool environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with parents, children, and staff

Responsibilities

Educating and Teaching

  • Create a classroom environment and curriculum utilizing teaching strategies in compliance with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accreditation criteria
  • Implement play-based, experience-rich, developmentally-appropriate individual and social learning opportunities in the classroom
  • Advocate for play-based education in and outside of the classroom
  • Provide sensory experiences for open-ended exploration and discovery in both the physical and social worlds

Classroom Administration

  • Assume responsibility for the daily operation of the classroom in compliance with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) Minimum Standards and NAEYC Accreditation criteria
  • Schedule and complete home visits to student homes before the first day of classes
  • Create the parent co-oping schedule for the class for the year
  • Communicate regularly with parents individually and as a group regarding classroom activities
  • Schedule formal conferences with parents twice annually
  • Provide parents with a Co-op parent responsibilities checklist and provide guidance to parents regarding how to best most effective while co-oping in the classroom
  • Maintain professionalism and use good confidentiality practices in all facets of your role at the Co-op

Community Role                                                                 

  • Work cooperatively with parents, fellow teachers, and the Director to support a safe, experience-rich environment in which children can grow
  • Share questions, ideas, expertise, and support with fellow Co-op teachers
  • Collaborate with staff on supply and equipment needs
  • Attend the Co-op’s Carnival, Auction, Grand Day, Story Night and other events that help foster connection within our Co-op community
  • Promote and support the Co-op’s mission, purpose, and core educational goals through all levels of interaction in the school – with children, parents, fellow teachers and staff, and Northaven United Methodist Church

Personal Growth and Learning

  • Remain current and informed on issues, trends, and research in early childhood education
  • Stay familiar with NAEYC publications and standards
  • Encourage and seek opportunities for team building and staff collaboration
  • Engage in training opportunities provided by the Co-op (or outside training opportunities) to ensure completion of required number of outside training hours annually

If you are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter/email with a statement of why you are interested in being a part of Northaven Co-operative Preschool to northavencooppersonnel@gmail.com.

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Date posted: May 16

First Kids Weekday School (A Ministry of First Baptist Richardson)

1001 N. Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080

Job Title: Part-Time Preschool Teachers (Infant & Two-Year-Old Classes)

Job Description and Requirements/Skills:

First Kids is a licensed, part-time preschool for infants through Pre-K children three days a week: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9am-2pm. Teacher work hours are 8:15am-2:30pm.

Our staff is our greatest resource and we make it a priority to create an environment that is fun, loving, and spiritually-nurturing for both teachers and students. Our teachers work together in teams of two and in classes with low student-teacher ratios. In addition to a quality work environment, we offer competitive pay, 3 days of paid time-off, and a well-stocked resource room with a vast array of materials for our staff to use.

If you thrive in team situations and have a heart for showing God’s love to little ones, then First Kids Weekday School might be a good fit for you. Along with loving students, other job duties include: lesson planning, room set-up and break down, leading large group and small group activities, playground supervision, communicating with parents, and other class duties as needed.

Requirements:

  • Must be a Christian, 18-years-old and a member of a Christian church
  • A sincere love and devotion to children
  • Heartfelt concern for both children and adults
  • Ability to guide and redirect children with praise, encouragement and reminders of who Christ called them to be
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Ability to plan and execute creative, hands-on lessons that engage students
  • Flexibility and positivity
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written
  • Commitment and ability to continue professional education as required by licensing
  • Early childhood classroom experience preferred
  • Minimum of high-school diploma or its equivalent

Interested candidates should email cover letters and resumes to Michele de Miranda at mdemiranda@fbrichardson.org.

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Date posted: May 15

Open Door Preschool

      a NAEYC accredited center!

Open Door Preschool

Physical Address:

4105 Junius Street

Dallas, Texas  75246

Phone Number:

214-824-2533

NAEYC accredited preschool seeks qualified applicants for the position of Director.

Since 1971, Open Door Preschool has prepared the children of East Dallas for academic success by providing nurturing, quality, affordable education in a Christian environment. We seek to be a vital inner-city resource that creates a community of inspired learners who value learning, diversity, inclusivity, and parental involvement.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree, Leadership Experience in Early Childhood Education

Preferred Background:

  • 2 years of experience as a Director or Assistant Director at a NAEYC or NAC accredited preschool
  • 9 credit-bearing hours of specialized college-level course work in administration, leadership, and management
  • 24 credit-bearing hours of specialized college-level course work in early childhood education

The ideal candidate:

  • Thrives working in a small and diverse preschool.
  • Demonstrates the integrity, skills, and knowledge required to meet Texas Minimum Standards & NAEYC requirements.
  • Manages and motivates staff.
  • Respects child development and fosters a school community of learning and growth.
  • Communicates effectively and respectfully with parents, teachers, students, church staff, executive director and the school’s board of trustees.
  • Understands the diligence it takes to provide early childhood education that befits students, families, and staff members.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Candidates must consent to background check prior to interview.

Resumes may be submitted to Open Door Preschool via email: opendoor@graceumc.org.

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