EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum BS Early Childhood Education or Wisconsin State Teaching Licensure
Inclusive of Preschool
2 years’ experience as lead teacher of preschool-age children.
Demonstrated knowledge of child development, appropriate observation and
assessment methods and implementation of early childhood curriculum.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and familiar with
Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License or the ability to obtain upon being hired.
Successful completion of criminal background checks.
Experience as a Teacher in a Head Start program.
Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and Head Start Early Learning
Prior experience working with adult learners.
Prior experience in leadership and organization of Early Childhood Program.
Experience in implementation of the High/Scope curriculum, Pyramid Model or
Proficient in use of Child Plus or Teaching Strategies Gold (TSG)
UW OSHKOSH ORGANIZATIONAL CORE COMPETENCIES
1. Job Knowledge and Technical Skills:
Demonstrates proficiency in technical and job knowledge aspects of the position to achieve a high level of performance; possesses an ability and desire to learn.
2. Self-Awareness and Professional Development:
Proactively looks for opportunities to develop skills and related behaviors in areas of expertise in an effort to maximize performance and effectiveness.
3. Communication and Personal Effectiveness:
Effectively communicates with stakeholders to share and express information in an ethical and forthright manner.
4. Customer Orientation:
Empathetically seeks understanding of what stakeholders require and expect and uses available resources, policies, and opportunities in their best interest without compromising institutional values.
5. Collaborating and Partnership:
Effectively develops relationships and collaborates with all stakeholders; values teamwork and applies a variety of strategies to meet the needs of a diverse constituency.
6. Achievement Orientation:
Has a strong sense of urgency about proactively solving problems and getting work done; gains support for ideas, proposals, projects and solutions, takes initiative.
Demonstrates institutional responsibility, administrative skill, as well as a commitment to and a vision for public service; demonstrates ability to achieve positive outcomes by encouraging, supporting, coaching, developing and mentoring others