Early Childhood Development Instructor

Early Childhood Development Instructor

Job Description

The Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) improves the stability, health, and wellness of those we serve through advocacy, acculturation, community development and cultural preservation.

The Chaldean Community Foundation is seeking a part-time Early Childhood Development Instructor for classroom instruction Monday through Friday in the afternoon. The ideal candidate will have a background in early childhood education and curriculum development.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

• Develop a curriculum for early childhood instruction for children up to the age 5 years old, with a focus on topics such as literacy, STEM, music, art, and other typical core education subjects.
• Provide classroom-based instruction (virtual when applicable) to attendees.
• Maintain and update curriculum to respond to relevant academic changes and standards.
• Engage attendees in classroom instruction and activity to promote family interactions centered on learning and literacy.
• Attend meetings with the CCF Department of Education to provide updates on classroom activity and curriculum.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies

• Ability to work with diverse populations including children and families
• Appreciation of the cultural background, heritage, and identity of client
• Ability to keep confidential information
• Professional personal presentation
• Attention to detail with great organizational skills
• Initiative
• Reliability
• Stress tolerance

Education and Experience

• A valid State of Michigan teaching certificate and an Early Childhood Education (ZA) or Early Childhood-General and       Special Education (ZS) endorsement, Birth-K, or PK-3 endorsement; or
• Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or child development with a specialization in preschool teaching.
• Experience building an early education curriculum.
• 2-3 years of experience in classroom instruction preferred.
• Knowledge of basic computer skills.

Physical Requirements

• Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer or standing to teach.
• Must be able to navigate classroom and adjust tone and height, by bending or leaning, to teach each child.
• Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

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