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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.

The application deadline is June 30, 2017.

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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Date posted: April 14

Bright Horizons at JP Morgan Chase North Dallas or Arlington

Camp Counselor

  • Create unique learning experiences and guide summer camp activities that are engaging and relevant to school age children.
  • Use playgrounds, the surrounding communities, and special visitors as an extension of the camp.
  • Help children to discover science, explore nature, and engage in the creative arts.
APPLY TODAY:
http://www.brighthorizons.com/careers
For more information, contact:
Laura Veal, laura.veal@brighthorizons.com

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Date posted: April 12

University Christian Church 2720 S. University Drive Fort Worth, TX 76109

Director of Weekday School

General Responsibilities

  • Participate as a member of UCC program staff to coordinate policies and programs of WDS with larger church and larger church with WDS.
  • Work with Associate Minister to Children for issues of pastoral care for WDS staff and WDS families.
  • Oversee weekday school budget, including operating, capital expenditures,

and reserve funds with Supervising Director

  • Maintain status of WDS as licensed and accredited child-care center. Including all requirements for student files, staff files and other documentation required by licensing.
  • Have extensive knowledge of licensing requirements and ensure that all policies, practices and personnel meet or exceed all requirements
  • Supervise all personnel matters including hiring, dismissal, training and classroom practices. Employee concerns or misconduct will be managed with Supervising Director and UCC Personnel Committee if necessary.
  • Maintain mission statement of Weekday School, including whole child, play-based approach to early education
  • Maintain curriculum, policies, classroom practices, and long-range planning in manner consistent with philosophy of Weekday School
  • Maintain regular office hours during school day for accessibility for parents and staff, including during Early Birds and Discovery Time
  • Participate and work with parent led weekday school board to recommend and discuss school policies, programs, finances and long-range planning
  • Oversee and maintain communication with parents, TCU, and community  programs on behalf of UCC, working with early childhood professionals in the local area
  • Maintain membership in professional organizations
  • Oversee maintenance of facility and security and safety policies by working with UCC Buildings and Grounds

Job Requirements

Required Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, elementary education or similar

Preferred Master’s degree in early childhood education, child development or similar

Minimum 5 years working with children in preschool educational setting

Management experience handling budget, staff and resources

Strong interpersonal and mediation skills to effectively work with parents and staff

Knowledge of state licensure requirements and accreditation guidelines

Familiarity and support for play based, experiential, developmentally appropriate child centered learning

Send cover letter & resume to: Alice Phillips, Maroondoc1@charter.net

Or Michelle Ingram, Director of Operations michelle@uccftw.com

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Date posted: April 11

Momentous Institute            a NAEYC accredited center!

106 E. Tenth St. Dallas, Texas 75208

Director of Early Childhood Education

Contact James H. Chambers (469) 547-‐3722 jim@victorysearchgroup.com

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Date posted: April 11

Child Care Associates 3000 E Belknap St, Fort Worth, TX 76111

Early Academics Officer

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to EAO@childcareassociates.org

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Date posted: April 11

Lena Pope Early Learning Center 3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Early Learning Center Director

Responsible for the direction, supervision and operations of the Lena Pope Early Learning Center (ELC) under the supervision and guidance of the CEO. Position requires the development, training, implementation and evaluation of all program components; maintaining appropriate staffing and child/teacher ratios; ensuring consistent meeting of all licensing and/or accreditation standards; ensuring children and families receive quality service delivery in a safe environment that supports program objectives; budget oversight and management; ensuring contract compliance; assisting in securing supplemental funding; and ensuring that services are provided in a safe environment that is conducive to learning.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1) Educational/Certification: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or related field. Valid driver’s license required. Director/Administrator Credential preferred.
2) Required Knowledge: Experience and knowledge in working in the educational system. Knowledge of “what works” with high risk families and children. Practical knowledge of behavior modification models, classroom management models, counseling modalities and related techniques. Broad knowledge of community resources and case management experience. At least two years of relevant management experience.
3) Experience Preferred: At least 3 years of experience working in Early Childhood Education or in another capacity with the same population. At least 2 years of management experience. Experience with evidence-based program/practice implementation and sustainability.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org.

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Date Posted: April 11

East Grand Preparatory

6211 East Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX 75223 Phone: 214-545-6553

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION COORDINATOR provides technical assistance, mentoring, and training to the staff for the students in prekindergarten through second grade.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree Early in Childhood Education, Child Development or related field; Certified Teacher and Master’s Degree preferred
  • Knowledge and at least 5 years successful experience in working with early childhood.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, internet and e-mail.
  • Academically fluent in English and Spanish (listening, speaking, reading, writing)
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and access to transportation.

Applicants contact Glenda Brannon, Human Resource Director:  gbrannon@cityscapeschools.org

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Date posted: March 30

KIPP Dallas- Fort Worth

1545 S. Ewing Avenue Dallas, TX 75216/ Phone Number: (972) 323-4203

Lead K Through 8 Teachers’

Job Description: We are looking for talented and committed educators to serve as Lead Teachers for our elementary and middle school classes. Our Lead Teachers will lead the decision-making process for the establishment of curriculum and culture as they develop a world-class early childhood education program from the stages of vision to execution.

We realize that the outcomes our students deserve necessitate continuously strong teaching from the time our students enter kindergarten until they graduate from college. As such, our Lead Teachers will work closely with the School Leaders at KIPP DFW to ensure that our students learn, grow, and eventually achieve transformative life outcomes. In collaboration with a Teaching Fellow, each Lead Teacher will be responsible for ensuring that our scholar-leaders have the opportunity to learn in an environment of joyful, excellent teaching.

Above all else, the ideal Lead Teacher will find joy and purpose in teaching children the habits necessary to be successful in school, and s/he will relish the opportunity to imbue our students with a love for learning. S/he must also be committed to KIPP DFW’s mission, while possessing the beliefs, character traits, and skills necessary to ensure student growth and achievement.

To Contact: They can view our website at http://www.kippdfw.org/careers/apply-now or they can email me at esmith@kippdfw.org.

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