Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) serves the transfer, career and technical education needs of our region’s residents, businesses and industries in a district area that encompasses eight counties and approximately 5,000 sq. miles. More than 28,400 students enroll in Business and Community Solutions courses and academic certificate, diploma and degree programs every year. NICC offers associate’s degrees and general education courses that readily transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and state-of-the-art technology and lab areas that prepare students for high demand careers.
The College has two primary campuses in Peosta and Calmar, and seven service locations in Cresco, Dubuque, Manchester, New Hampton, Oelwein and Waukon, that offer convenient amenities, services, educational resources and computer labs for students.
As one of northeast Iowa’s largest employers, the College employs 680 faculty and staff members, and the average tenure of all part-time and full-time faculty is 12 years.
Coordinate curriculum for area served ensuring that the cognitive, social-emotional, and physical development needs of children are met.
Plan with staff active listening, prepare, implement, supervise and evaluate daily program activities in area served.
Take a leadership role in facilitating planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum with staff.
Coordinate and direct staff in area served.
Organize and coordinate consistent grouping, assigns groups, group teachers and areas, daily groups, assign primary caregivers and maintain mandated ratio for area served.
Maintain sensitivity to the special needs and interests of children and their families and organize programs to accommodate these needs.
Establish and support positive Center-family relationships.
Maintain daily record keeping and chart changes in schedules, medication administration, and other information necessary to keep staff and/or parents informed.
Handle all staff, children, and center information with confidentiality and discretion.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Educational background in Early Childhood is required. (must meet Department of Human Services licensing requirements). Experience in Early Childhood education in area served.
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
Must have a valid practitioner’s license issued by the Board of Educational Examiners under chapter 272 of Iowa Code. Examiners that includes Prekindergarten or Kindergarten. Appropriate endorsements are Teacher Prekindergarten through third grade, including Special Educations; Teacher Prekindergarten through Kindergarten; and Teacher Prekindergarten through third grade. Must possess Iowa driver's license. Must meet DHS requirements for employment in a child development center. Employment contingent on clear background check.
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