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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Department: Child Dev Ctr for Learning & Res
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Administrative / Clerical, Other, Student Affairs / Services

Job Description

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the classroom teacher in curriculum planning and implementation; documentation of learning experiences with the classroom teacher and the Curriculum Director; work collaboratively with the Child Development Center for Learning & Research faculty, staff, students, and families to support amiable partnerships in a learning community. Provide administrative support to the Center as needed.

Required Qualifications

Classroom experience in early childhood setting; ability to work collaboratively in curriculum planning and implementation; ability to assist in documentation of learning experiences; strong communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in child development, early childhood education or related field or equivalent training or experience. Administrative experience, preferably in an early childhood setting. Supervised experience in working with young children in groups. Teaching experience. Experience working with social constructivist, inquiry based approaches to education and Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education. Experience working in a NAEYC accredited and/or VSQI rated school. Working knowledge of Virginia's Early Learning and Development Standards.

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Review Date

June 3, 2024

Additional Information


The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.


About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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