Student Affairs

Instructional Specialist, Creative School for Children

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL United States

Job no: 499471
Work type: Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Student Development/Enrollment Services

Classification Title: Instructional Specialist, Creative School for Children

Administrative Title: No Administrative Function

Job Description:

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is looking to hire an Instructional Specialist in the Creative School for Children. This is a lead teacher position in a childcare setting. This position shall have the following professional duties and responsibilities:

-Monitor and provide for the safety of all children.

-Design and plan a curriculum developmentally appropriate and educationally sound for the class grouping. Plans will include accommodations for unique differences in developmental levels and learning styles of each child. The program will provide daily schedules, regular routines, and materials necessary for implementing the curriculum through group and individual instruction.

-Assist children in developing the tools necessary for resolving conflicts using the school’s guidance policy.

-Present written curriculum plans to the educational supervisor or director one month in advance.

-Include parents in the program in ways that will be enriching and helpful to the program.

-Maintain a complete portfolio of each child tracking his/her developmental growth. This will include samples of art, writing (where appropriate), developmental check lists, anecdotal notes, teacher observations, parent conferences, and any other information pertaining to the child’s adjustment, needs, growth, and development.


Student Development and Enrollment Services-Creative School for Children

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm, subject to change.

Type of Appointment:


Advertised Annual Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education, or Early Childhood Special Education from an accredited institution. Must meet university criteria for appointment at the rank of instructional specialist.

Preferred Qualifications:

Completion of DCF's 40-hour training requirement. Additional preferences include previous teaching experience with children between the ages of 6 weeks to 2 years old at a NAEYC-accredited center.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a contract and grant (C&G) funded position and is subject to the availability of funding.

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted online through the Human Resources website,  In addition to the online application, candidates must also submit a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Please contact Giatry Bacchus at with questions about this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Advertised:  Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close:  Eastern Daylight Time



  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 0 - 2 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

Please Note: Applicants must apply through No paper applications, resumes, cover letters or emails will be accepted or considered for this A&P position. Cover letters, resumes, and other documents can be attached through The job number for this position is #497471.