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Child Care Teacher (2 positions)

Apply now Job no: 498456
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Working Title: Child Care Teacher
Official Title: Student Services Specialist
Employment Class: Non-instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $31,500 - $35,000, depending on qualifications
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: 12-month, Annual, Fixed term renewable 
Position Summary: Plan, coordinate and implement the developmentally appropriate care for children at the Center. Current open positions are in the Infant room and the four-year old classroom. Prepares classroom lessons, facilitates classroom programs, and assesses student progress to ensure safety and foster an environment of learning and development in accordance with established curriculum. Interacts regularly with parents and trains new teachers and student employees.

1. Serve as the teacher in one of our Infant Classrooms or four-year old classroom: Plan, coordinate, and implement the developmentally appropriate care of children assigned to the infant classroom; including but not limited to - the development and implementation of an educational curriculum, timely and developmentally appropriate assessment of the children and their developmental progress, formal conferencing with parents twice yearly, maintain the safety and physical well-being of children in the room; attend and participate in weekly staff meetings.

2. Assist with the care of other groups at opening, closing, lunch breaks and other times when necessary.

3. Maintain and document effective communication with internal and external stakeholders to relay pertinent information and provide updates of child activities per established guidelines and regulations. 

4. Mentor the student Childcare Assistants in their area under the supervision of the Center Director & Associate Director.

5. Assist in maintaining compliance of State Licensing Rules, YoungStar and AdvanceEd National Accreditation Standards.



Required: 1. Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Human Services, or related field.
2. Experience teaching in an early childhood classroom.
3. Experience with curriculum and assessment.
4. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Preferred: 1. Experience with Model Early Learning Standards.
2. Experience with The Pyramid Model.
3. Experience with Conscious Discipline.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application: 

Cover letter explaining how the candidate meets the required and preferred qualifications, updated resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references, including email address.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by June 11, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or