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Pre-school Teacher

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Work type: Part-time
Location: Fox Cities Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Working Title: Pre-school Teacher
Official Title: Student Services Specialist
Employment Class: Non-instructional Academic Staff
FTE: .75
Compensation: $27,326 base ($20,494.50 adjusted for FTE)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: 9-month academic year, fixed term renewable
Position Summary:

The preschool teacher plans and carries out a daily program designed to meet the physical and developmental needs of the children between the ages two and a half and six years in the University Children's Center. This position is a 0.75 FTE academic staff employee and is an academic year (9 month duration from September-beginning of June) appointment with optional employment during the summer months.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.


70% Supervise Children

a. Help children develop attitudes of sharing.

b. Help children adapt to and cope with realistic situations and assist them in developing suitable habits in eating, dressing and hygiene.

c. Assist children in finding appropriate ways of handling feelings.

d. Make daily observations of the health of the children and report any conditions requiring attention to the director.

e. Report any suspicions of child abuse, neglect or maltreatment to the director. 


10% Lesson Planning and Child Portfolios

a. Plan, schedule and implement the daily program of appropriate development experiences for children using Wisconsin Early Learning Model Standards.

b. Make monthly goals for assigned children.

c. Make observations on the emotional, physical, intellectual and social development of the children.

d. Complete written assessments on the children.

e. Provide for the special and individual needs of each child.

f. Write monthly newsletters for parents. 


10% Office Assistant

a. Maintain the children's records.

b. Maintain CACFP records.

c. Make deposits.

d. Manage student worker hours. 


5% Supervise Student Aides/Student Teachers

a. Supervise and encourage the development of assistant teachers, child care workers, volunteers and other child care personnel.

b. Assume responsibility for the operation of University Children's Center in the absence of the director. 


3% Meetings/Conferences

a. participate in regular parent-teacher conferences and seek involvement of parents in the Children's Center Program in participating in parent meetings and by demonstrating an interest in the children beyond the center.

b. Participate in staff meetings, training sessions, conferences, workshops and other career development activities. 


2% Physical Environment

a. maintain the physical environment in a safe manner so it is conducive to the children's growth and development.

Required: Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
Registry Level 12
1 or more years of experience in early childhood education setting
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
Registry Level 14
3 or more years of experience in early childhood education
Wisconsin Early Model Learning Standards Training
YoungStar Experience
Experience supervising staff
The Pyramid Model Training
Creative Curriculum knowledge
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references.


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 September 30, 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