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Send requests to Pat Dautremont, Iowa AEYC's Membership Specialist, pat@iowaaeyc.org.

 
 
Iowa Association for the Education of young Children
Early Childhood Quality Improvement Project Manager
The Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children is seeking a strong candidate to serve as a Project Manager to support the Early Childhood Quality Improvement Project (ECQuIP).
 
A full-time professional-level position is currently available. Occasional evenings and Saturdays and travel are required. The Iowa AEYC office is located in NW Des Moines. Position will lead all aspects of implementation and oversight of the ECQuIP, which supports early childhood programs serving low-income children through consultation and professional development.
 
Required: Masters’ degree in Educational Leadership, Public Administration, Early Childhood & Family Services, or closely related field is preferred. Minimum of a B.A./B.S. in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Child & Family Services, Public Administration or a closely related field is required.  A minimum of three years’ experience in early childhood program administration, training and staff development.
We seek to find a strong early childhood leader with a commitment to higher education, professional development, above average attention to detail, a passion for the field of early childhood education, and the ability to be a team player.
 
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of local and state level Early Childhood systems and departments
  • Demonstrated skills in project management and leadership
  • Strong interpersonal, conflict resolution, verbal communication, and public speaking skills
  • Ability to proficiently utilize a computer, including MS Office applications and database management
  • Ability to analyze data and generate action plans
  • Ability to interact professionally with a variety of people and provide leadership
  • Experience managing budgets, funding contracts, and grants in a nonprofit setting
 
A background check will be completed upon employment.
 
For more information about ECQuIP and Iowa AEYC go to www.iowaaeyc.org/ecquip.cfm.
Applications* will be accepted until 5:00 pm December 13, 2019. Interviews will tentatively be held during the first two week of January. Email professional letter of interest and resume to Jillian Herink, Executive Director, at info@iowaaeyc.org. Letter of interest should address the following: (1) What skills from your current professional position would help you to be successful in this role? (2) What piece of this role seems most attractive to you and why? (3) How do you see this position and Iowa AEYC aligning with your strengths, passion, and long-term career goals?
 
*Applications that do not include both a resume and a letter of interest will not be reviewed.
posted 2019.11.26
 
 
 
Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail has several full-time openings.
Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail is located at 2620 SW Vintage Pkwy., Ankeny, IA 50023 and is an accredited private preschool that provides a premier educational child care experience. We offer year-round, full day programs for Infant through Pre-Kindergarten students and before/after care and summer camp for elementary-age students.
 
Each Primrose school is a privately owned and operated franchise, and the respective Franchise Owner is the employer at each school. Franchise Owners set their own wage and benefit programs, which vary among Franchise Owners. Primrose Schools and its Franchise Owners are equal opportunity employers. Positions and position titles vary by school.
 
One Year Old Teachers:
As a One Year Old Teacher at Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail We are seeking experienced and enthusiastic lead and assistant One Year Old Teachers to plan and implement an ongoing program of activities in our Primrose Toddler program that promote the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of each child, in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® approach to teaching and learning.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.
  • Observes all rules and regulations at Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail and the local, state, or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.
  • Assesses each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and programming.
  • Plans with a member of the Leadership Team the parent-teacher conferences and student evaluations.
  • Maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore, and make decisions with confidence.
  • Provides verbal recognition and acceptance to children while providing clear and consistent expectations for the children's behavior.
  • Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas, and playgrounds.
  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops, and/or school functions.
  • Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail Employee Handbook
  • Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary.
Desired skills and experience:
  • Must meet basic requirements of local child care regulatory agency
  • Previous teaching or assistant teaching position in a licensed early childhood program preferred
  • Knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. For Infant and Young Toddler teachers must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib.
  • One Year Old Lead Teacher: 2-4 year degree in early childhood or related field preferred 
  • One Year Old Assistant Teachers: 2-4 years of relevant childcare experience preferred
Click here to apply:
https://primrose-school-ankeny-prairie-trail.careerplug.com/jobs/1008331/apps/new
 
Two Year Old Teachers:
As a Two Year Old Teacher at Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail you will help young minds explore, discover, and understand the world around them. We are seeking experienced and enthusiastic lead and assistant Two Year Old Teachers to plan and implement an ongoing program of activities in our Primrose Early Preschool program that promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each child, in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® approach to teaching and learning.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.
  • Observes all rules and regulations at Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail and the local, state, or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.
  • Assesses each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and programming.
  • Plans with a member of the Leadership Team the parent-teacher conferences and student evaluations.
  • Maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence.
  • Provides verbal recognition and acceptance to children while providing clear and consistent expectations for the children's behavior.
  • Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds.
  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions.
  • Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail Employee Handbook
  • Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary.
Desired skills and experience:
  • Must meet basic requirements of local child care regulatory agency
  • Previous teaching or assistant teaching position in a licensed early childhood program preferred
  • Knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. For Infant and Young Toddler teachers must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib. 
  • Two Year Old Lead Teacher: 2-4 year degree in early childhood or related field preferred 
  • Two Year Old Assistant Teachers: 2-4 years of relevant childcare experience preferred
Click here to apply:
https://primrose-school-ankeny-prairie-trail.careerplug.com/jobs/1008351/apps/new
 
Explorer Teacher
As an Explorer Teacher at Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail, you will help young minds explore, discover, and understand the world around them. We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Explorer Teacher to plan and implement an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of each child enrolled in our before and after school program, in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® approach to teaching and learning.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.
  • Observes all rules and regulations at Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail and the local, state, or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.
  • Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and programming.
  • Maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore, and make decisions with confidence.
  • Provides verbal recognition and acceptance to children while providing clear and consistent expectations for the children's behavior.
  • Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds.
  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions.
  • Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail Employee Handbook
  • Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary. 
Desired skills and experience:
  • Must meet basic requirements of local child care regulatory agency.
  • Previous teaching or assistant teaching position in a licensed early childhood program preferred.
  • Knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations.
  • Two-year degree in early childhood or related field preferred. 
  • Degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education or Child Development-related field, and/or CDA
  • Knowledgeable in elementary-aged curriculum with emphasis on literacy, mathematics and science
Click here to apply:
https://primrose-school-ankeny-prairie-trail.careerplug.com/jobs/995939/apps/new
 
Lead Teacher
As a Lead Teacher at Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail, you will help young minds explore, discover, and understand the world around them. We are seeking experienced and enthusiastic Lead Teachers to plan and implement an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each child, in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® approach to teaching and learning.
 
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.
  • Observes all rules and regulations at Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail and the local, state, or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.
  • Assesses each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and programming.
  • Plans with a member of the Leadership Team the parent-teacher conferences and student evaluations.
  • Maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore, and make decisions with confidence.
  • Provides verbal recognition and acceptance to children while providing clear and consistent expectations for the children's behavior.
  • Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas, and playgrounds.
  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops, and/or school functions.
  • Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail Employee Handbook
  • Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary. 
Desired skills and experience:
  • Must meet basic requirements of local child care regulatory agency
  • Previous teaching or assistant teaching position in a licensed early childhood program preferred
  • Knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. For Infant and Young Toddler teachers must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib. 
  • Infant - Preschool Teachers: 2 year degree in early childhood or related field preferred 
  • Pre-Kindergarten Teachers: 4 year degree in early childhood or related field required 
  • 2-4 years of relevant childcare experience preferred
Click here to apply:
https://primrose-school-ankeny-prairie-trail.careerplug.com/jobs/995792/apps/new
 
Assistant Teacher
As an Assistant Teacher at Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail, you will help young minds explore, discover, and understand the world around them. We are seeking experienced and enthusiastic Assistant Teachers (full-time and/or part-time) to plan and implement an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each child, in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® approach to teaching and learning.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.
  • Observes all rules and regulations at Primrose School of/at (school name) and the local, state, or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.
  • Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and programming.
  • Maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore, and make decisions with confidence.
  • Provides verbal recognition and acceptance to children while providing clear and consistent expectations for the children's behavior.
  • Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas, and playgrounds.
  • Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail Employee Handbook.
  • Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary.
Desired skills and experience:
  • Must meet basic requirements of local child care regulatory agency
  • Previous teaching or assistant teaching position in a licensed early childhood program preferred
  • Knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. For Infant and Young Toddler teachers must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib.
  • 2-4 years of relevant childcare experience preferred
  • 2-4 year degree in early childhood or related degree preferred
Click here to apply:
https://primrose-school-ankeny-prairie-trail.careerplug.com/jobs/995797/apps/new
 
Food Service Teacher
Do you love to cook healthy meals? Are you looking for a rewarding work atmosphere? Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail, is in search of a Food Service Teacher who can prepare delicious, nutritious food.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Maintains a keen awareness of children that have allergies and food restrictions. Offers substitute items to children who may be allergic or have other food restrictions 
  • Ensures food service area and food is free of nuts, nut products or food items that have been processed in a facility that also processes nut products according to the policies and procedures of the Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail. Checks all food labels upon receipt to ensure compliance with this requirement
  • Follows the daily menu prepared in collaboration with or by the Director/Franchise Owner
  • Follows portion control standards for lunch and snacks in preparations
  • Is adaptable and implements changes in menus, if instructed to do so
  • Ensures that each meal is ready to be served when scheduled
  • Assists with ordering food and is able to calculate the amount needed
  • Maintains an orderly, clean and safe kitchen area at all times, including the proper maintenance of equipment
  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions
  • Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose School of Ankeny at Prairie Trail Employee Handbook
  • Assists in other capacities that Director, Franchise Owner, or designee, determines is necessary
Desired skills and experience: 
  • Must meet basic requirements of local child care and food service regulatory agencies
  • Ability to relate positively to young children is essential
  • Previous experience in quantity food preparation is preferred
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations
Click here to apply:
https://primrose-school-ankeny-prairie-trail.careerplug.com/jobs/995799/apps/new
 
posted 2019.11.19