University of Utah Early Childhood Teacher in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/08/2017

Requisition Number PRN06899N

Job Title Early Childhood Teacher

Working Title Early Childhood Teacher

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00136 - Family and Consumer Studies

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 17.31

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

Temporary position with an anticipated end date of 11/22/2017.


Develops lesson plans to stimulate and develop mental progress, as well as provide a well rounded day of activity for pre-school children. Extinguishes, or lessens inappropriate behavior and redirects children to appropriate actions by applying child guidance techniques to help children learn to manage their own behavior. Provides art work and craft projects for children to develop appreciation and joy of creation. Oversees teacher aides to interpret behaviors, and ensure they are working appropriately with children. Teaches and leads children in singing and finger plays to help them develop memory, verbal skills and a love for music. Assists children with physical necessities, i. e. daily nutritional needs, toileting of preschoolers, medical emergencies, etc. to give proper care and, where appropriate, facilitate development. Cleans and decorates the classroom by dusting and vacuuming to provide a clean environment and display what the children are doing, as well as show their development. Interacts with parents and/or guardians to discuss concerns, day-to-day problems, suggestions, etc. to alleviate concerns and maintain a harmonious relationship.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Child and Family Development, Early Childhood Development, or equivalency; one year of experience; currentCPRcertification; a current Food Handler’s Permit; and effective interpersonal skills. Twenty hours of continuing education each year in early childhood education, and a commitment to provide excellent customer service are also required.


Three years of classroom experience, Montessori background preferred.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.