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Instructor of Early Care and Education

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA United States

The Children’s Learning and Research Center (CLRC) at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Instructor of Early Care and Education (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will teach children between the ages of eight (8) weeks and five (5) years. Responsibilities include classroom teaching in a family centered program using project based learning and an emergent curriculum, supervision of assistant staff, collaboration with academic faculty, mentoring of pre-service teacher candidates, and participation in academic research.

Required Education: Master’s degree in early childhood education, early childhood special education, or closely related field; an earned bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, early childhood special education or closely related field with significant experience may be substituted.

Required Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to communicate and relate with parents as well as work effectively as a team player. Demonstrated skill in supervising a classroom with attention to developmentally appropriate practices. Demonstrated ability to supervise student assistants and practicum students. Experience working with children ages eight (8) weeks to six (6) years.

Preferred Qualifications: Pre-K-3 Virginia teaching certification. Experience in licensed center-based child care facility.

Conditions of Employment: Virginia State Police Criminal History Check, Virginia Child Protective Services Central Registry Check, clear TB screening/test. Ability to obtain CPR, First Aid and Medication Administration training.

Review Date: This position closes on July 3, 2019.


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master's Degree Preferred
  • Work Experience: 1 - 3 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

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