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Owatonna’s Early Childhood Family Education Program (ECFE) is seeking an early childhood educator to provide high quality early learning through delivery of evidence-based curriculum, instruction and assessment. This position has responsibilities to present weekly lessons designed to address identified needs of children using developmentally appropriate best practices within the MN/Owatonna Early Childhood Indicators of Progress. This position supports families, colleagues, and community partners with experiences and information designed to promote healthy parent/child interaction and child and family development. This position delivers early childhood learning experiences to children ages 0-35 months and their families. The primary learning environment is small groups of age-specific children with their parents. ECFE classes meet September 13, 2021 through May 20, 2022 for a total of 30-weeks of programming. This assignment includes 13 sections of parent/child classes and the Amazing Newborn Clinic. A copy of the program calendar and class schedule are available upon request.
Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood and family education and/or child development, early childhood education or related field; Minnesota license in Early Childhood (birth to five years); Birth-Grade 3 license preferred; strong knowledge of child development from birth to age five; experience working with children and families from diverse cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds; documented experience in the application of MN Early Childhood Indicators of Progress; demonstrated use of research-based strategies and approaches to ensure all learners achieve at the highest levels; Experience in utilizing an inquiry approach to instruction required. A current first aid and CPR certificate, or willingness to obtain within first eight-weeks of employment is also required.
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