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Job ID: 106828

Child Development Teacher
The University of St. Thomas

Date Posted May 17, 2018
Title Child Development Teacher
University The University of St. Thomas
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • St. Paul, MN
    United States
  • Professional Staff
  • Child and Social Services

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Child Development Teacher position within the Child Development Center.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
Medical, dental, and vision options
Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits

The child development teacher is responsible for all aspects of the daily classroom operation including designing and

maintaining the classroom environment, planning and executing the weekly curriculum plan, tracking the developmental

progress of individual children, supervision of some student workers and volunteers and parent communication. The child

development teacher also has a leadership role in the Center and in the Division of Student Affairs.


Plan and execute a weekly curriculum plan that promotes cognitive, cultural, emotional, social,
physical and intellectual growth of children in group.
Design and maintain the classroom environment
Track the developmental progress of individual children and assist in securing specialized services
as needed.
Assist children with routine daily tasks as appropriate to their developmental level. These tasks
may include diapering, toileting, dressing, feeding.
Maintain regular written and verbal communication with parents.
Maintain records as required by the Center and by law.
In the absence of the lead teacher, serve as a classroom supervisor and mentor to student employees
and volunteers.
Serve as a member of the professional staff team in the Division of Student Affairs.
Minimum Qualifications

Must have completed a sufficient number of accredited courses to be qualified as a teacher according to the State of Minnesota’s Department of Human Services.
Knowledge of principles and practices for providing developmentally focused early childhood education; assessment of typical child development and behavioral and affective disorders
The ability to physically play with children, which may include the following: bending, stooping, lifting, carrying, running, squatting, and sitting on the floor or ground.
Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree
Two years of experience working full-time as an assistant teacher.


On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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