University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

Teacher Aide- On Call - Kids Campus - req# 13310

Posted over 1 month ago · Per diem

Job Description

Teacher Aide
Requisition ID req13310
Working Title Teacher Aide- On Call - Kids Campus
Position Grade 05
Position Summary

UNM- Taos Center for Early Education is accepting applications for multiple on-call Teacher Aide positions.

Under the guidance of the preschool director, and or Teachers of Early Childhood, the teacher aids with assist in providing a safe and developmentally appropriate educational environment where Preschool, Toddler and infant children have the opportunity to develop cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. Provides quality early childcare and promotes learning experiences for children ages 0-5.

This position is not represented by bargaining union due to On-Call status.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Ability to secure and maintain a valid UNM Driver's License.
  • A valid New Mexico Driver's License, or ability to obtain a valid NM Driver's License within six months of hire, is required for this job.
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Must work towards and/or maintain current CDA certification. 1st course must be started within 90 days of date of hire and 1 course completed each year thereafter. (Main Campus employees)
  • Must obtain and maintain current adult, child & infant CPR and First Aid Certification. Initial certification must be achieved within 6 weeks of date of hire. (Main Campus employees).
  • Must complete the NM 45-hour entry level training course, or equivalent, within 90 days of date of hire. (Main Campus employees)
  • Successful candidate must pass a comprehensive post-offer, pre-employment criminal and CYFD fingerprinting background check.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • AA or BA in Early Childhood Multicultural Education (must be actively working on BA)
  • Knowledge of routine care for Preschool, Toddler or Infant children
  • Knowledge of child care licensing and NAEYC Standards
  • Experience in classroom management skills, environment and settings
  • Experience in observational assessment
  • Knowledge of Preschool, Toddler and/or Infant development and milestones
  • Ability to communicate with parents and families effectively
  • Ability to mentor ECME student employees

Additional Requirements -This position will require a pre-employment criminal background check. Future and/or continued employment in the position is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining a satisfactory background check, which is one that does not include any disqualifying findings.
Campus Taos
Department Taos Branch
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type On-Call
Term End Date
Status Non-Exempt
Pay $9.49 to $13.29 (hourly)
Benefits Eligible This is not a benefits eligible position.
ERB Statement Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required Yes
For Best Consideration Date 8/13/2020
Application Instructions -Please attach a Resume and Cover LetterIn you cover letter please describe how you meet the preferred qualifications posted for this posting. -Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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