Employment Opportunities with IALS Member Schools

If your school has employment opportunities available that might be of interest to our members, please share them with us.  We will be glad to help you find the staff you need by publishing them here.  Please send your employment opportunities to:  ialslabschools@gmail.com

Posted Positions:

  • Demonstration Teacher-Elementary

  • Dual Language Demonstration Teacher-Elementary

  • Associate Professor, PsychologyRollins College

  • Program Director, University Early Learning Lab School, Private University in Irvine

Demonstration Teacher-Elementary

Ucla Lab School, Corinne A See / Administrative Vice Chancellor / UCLA

Link to apply: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07555

Position Summary

UCLA Lab School seeks passionate and dedicated teachers who can inspire and nurture a love of learning through inquiry and project-based learning. UCLA Lab School is an inclusive school where diversity and equity drive our mission and vision.

We are currently seeking demonstration teachers for our inquiry-based, inclusive educational program for children ages 4-12 (the equivalent of PreKindergarten through grade 6). Teachers at the UCLA Lab School are considered demonstration teachers, where they are expected to collaborate, engage in research and share their practices with others by participating in public engagement.

Part of the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA Lab School has established a reputation for innovative practice over its 140-year history and provides a stimulating and supportive working environment for teachers.

Selected candidates will be invited for an interview, and may be asked to conduct a demonstration lesson. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Renata Gusmao-Garcia Williams, Assistant Principal, at rwilliams@labschool.ucla.edu

Teaching Credential (Preferred)
BA (Required)
Masters (Preferred)
Experience with inclusion (Preferred)
Experience with Cognitive Guided Instruction (Preferred)
Experience with Reader's and Writer's Workshop (Preferred)
Experience with a pedagogy of inquiry (Preferred)
Special Education teaching credential (Preferred)
5 or more years of teaching experience (Preferred)


Resume
Cover Letter with Educational Philosophy
Letters of Recommendation (3) or Contact information for 3 references
Upon hiring: Fingerprint Clearance TB Screening
“Mandated Reporter” for Child Abuse
Salary Information: Based on years of experience and units completed.

QUALIFICATIONS
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
BA
Teaching Credential

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Reference requirements
3-5 required (contact information only)
Please provide email and phone numbers for three references including your current supervisor.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07555
Help contact: rwilliams@labschool.ucla.edu

Dual Language Demonstration Teacher-Elementary

Ucla Lab School, Corinne A See / Administrative Vice Chancellor / UCLA

Link to apply: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07477

Position Summary

UCLA Lab School seeks passionate and dedicated teachers who can inspire and nurture a love of learning through inquiry and project-based learning. UCLA Lab School is an inclusive school where diversity and equity drive our mission and vision.

We are currently seeking dual language, Spanish/English demonstration teachers for our inquiry based educational program for children ages 4-12 (the equivalent of PreKindergarten through grade 6). Teachers at the UCLA Lab School are considered demonstration teachers, where they are expected to collaborate, engage in research and share their practice with others by participating in public engagement.

Part of the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA Lab School has established a reputation for innovative practice over its 139-year history and provides a stimulating and supportive working environment for teachers.

Selected candidates will be invited for an interview, and may be asked to conduct a demonstration lesson. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Renata Gusmao-Garcia Williams, Assistant Principal, at rwilliams@labschool.ucla.edu

Masters (Preferred)
Credential (Preferred)
BCLAD in Spanish (Preferred)
Experience with inclusion (Preferred)
Experience teaching in an immersion program (Preferred)
Experience with Cognitive Guided Instruction (Preferred)
Experience with Reader's and Writer's Workshop (Preferred)
Experience with a pedagogy of inquiry (Preferred)
Special Education teaching credential (Preferred)
5 or more years of teaching experience


Resume
Cover Letter with Educational Philosophy
Letters of Recommendation (3) or Contact information for 3 references
Upon hiring: Fingerprint Clearance TB Screening
“Mandated Reporter” for Child Abuse
Salary Information: Based on years of experience and units completed.

School: https://www.labschool.ucla.edu/

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
teaching credential
5 or more years of teaching experience at least 2 of the 5 in a dual language classroom (Spanish/English)

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Please provide three professional references: names, relationship, email, and phone number

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07477

Help contact: rwilliams@labschool.ucla.edu

Associate Professor, Psychology

Rollins College

Link to apply: https://jobs.rollins.edu/en-us/job/493346/associate-professor-psychology

Position Summary

The Department of Psychology at Rollins College invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor of Psychology position beginning August 2023. We are seeking an individual trained in developmental psychology or a related specialty with a Ph.D. to join our collaborative, engaged, and inclusive faculty and to serve as Executive Director of the Hume House Child Development & Student Research Center.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience and publication commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor; a track-record of management experience; the ability to lead a diverse team of lab school teaching and support staff and to develop strong rapport with preschool children, families, and other stakeholders; success in securing grant funds; and strong organizational skills and attention to detail. This faculty member will contribute 5 courses per academic year: in general, 4 Psychology courses (especially courses that contribute to our Developmental (DV) domain and courses in our statistics and research methods and/or perspectives in psychology series) and 1 course in Rollins general education, Rollins Conference, or Honors programs. We are also seeking someone who can develop courses in their area of specialization and demonstrates potential for a productive program of research. In addition to Hume House, a laboratory preschool, the Rollins Psychology department’s laboratory facilities include two human behavior suites and a rat and mouse animal colony.

The successful candidate must be able to contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at 
Rollins College. We view differences (e.g., nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, perspectives) as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Founded in 1885, Rollins is Florida’s oldest recognized college. Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college.  The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation’s most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. For the last 10 years, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rollins No. 1 or No. 2 among southern regional universities. Rollins is one of only 36 Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the world. For additional information, please visit the College website at 
www.rollins.edu.

Minimum Qualifications and Education

  • Ph.D. in developmental psychology or related field with preference given to research experience in early child development.

  • Undergraduate teaching experience in at least a Teaching Assistant capacity with potential to excel in the classroom. Preference to candidates with prior teaching experience as instructor of record.

  • Past management experience with preference given to individuals who have worked in a lab school setting.

  • Demonstration of programmatic research that does not require significant new research space, ideally with young children. Preference to candidates with an established program of research and history of publication in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Demonstrates an understanding that a liberal arts education includes a student-centered undergraduate experience.

  • Shows potential to effectively educate and mentor a diverse student population. Articulates the ability to contribute to and sustain a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins.

  • All interactions with the members of the Rollins students, staff, and faculty should be respectful, responsive, and professional.

Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants must apply online via the College's employment website and upload the following materials as follows:

  1. Letter of interest, including a discussion of how you can contribute to a student-centered undergraduate learning community, foster an inclusive learning and working environment, and lead a diverse lab school team

  2. Curriculum vitae

  3. Evidence of teaching excellence including a statement of teaching philosophy and recent course evaluations

  4. Description of research interests, including any non-routine equipment needs and the ability to involve undergraduates in your research

  5. Provide three reference names and email addresses on application

** Preference will be given to applications received by September 15, 2022, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.**

Inquiries can be directed to:
Dr. Andrew Luchner
Chair, Department of Psychology

aluchner@rollins.edu

Benefits & Perks

  • Paid Holidays and College Closure Days

  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)

  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)

  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Domestic Partner Benefits

  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions

  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans

  • FREE On-Campus Parking

  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)

  • FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families

  • Pet Insurance

  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching

  • Plus More!

Additional Perks

  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)

  • FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities

  • IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)

  • College Bookstore Discounts 

  • Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs

  • Discover what it's like to live in Orlando: Live, Work, Play and Learn

  • Plus More!

Click here to review our full benefits package.

Private University in Irvine

Position:  Program Director, University Early Learning Lab School

 

Our university is committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome, and included. Our culture of openness, freedom, and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty, and staff.

 

The Early Learning Lab School provides early childhood services to toddlers and preschoolers in our southern California location. The Early Learning Lab School teaches our youngest students in a safe, nurturing, stimulating environment that sparks curiosity. We teach families and educators to see and unlock the potential of each child. Our staff of highly trained childhood educators give parents peace of mind -- and support our student, staff, faculty, and community parents to balance family, school, and work.

 

The Director serves as the key contact for school parents, staff, and other stakeholders and is responsible for providing consistent, high quality developmentally appropriate early childhood care, curriculum, and supervision. The Director is responsible for creating a welcoming, healthy, and supportive learning environment for parents and their children, along with modeling and reinforcing a high performing culture, where staff can do their best work. The Director supervises all school specific administration and manages the daily school staffing and operations with a clear understanding of licensing guidelines, Early Learning Lab School policies and procedures, and is directly responsible for the school’s health and safety compliance and risk management. This position collaborates with leadership to ensure high quality programmatic and administrative consistency across all of the university’s classrooms.

 

Under the strategic leadership, this role will provide leadership and direction; to manage, supervise, and coordinate the Early Learning Lab School programs and initiatives, including grants; to coordinate assigned activities with other University divisions, and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex professional support to the Dean of the College of Education.

 

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires us to identify the essential (E) duties/functions of the position. We have indicated those duties with an E on the job description.

 

Essential Duties

  • Provide leadership and direction and assume management responsibility for Early Learning Lab School programs, services, and activities. (E)

  • Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for Early Learning Lab School programs including grants; recommend, within District policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommend and administer policies and procedures. (E)

  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; conduct needs and instructional program analyses; assess and monitor work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement and review with the Dean the College of Education; direct the implementation of improvements. (E)

  • Select, train, motivate, counsel, and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to develop skills and abilities. (E)

  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for the Early Learning Lab School; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign work activities, projects, and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures. (E)

  • Manage and participate in the development and administration of the Early Learning Lab School program annual budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; direct the monitoring of and approve expenditures; direct and implement adjustments as necessary. (E)

  • Serve as a liaison for the Early Learning Lab School with other University divisions and outside agencies; negotiate and resolve significant and controversial issues. (E)

  • Provide responsible staff assistance to the Dean of the College of Education; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence. (E)

  • Conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommend modifications to Early Learning Lab School programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate. (E)

  • Ensure maintenance of a physical environment that conforms to the State Department of Social Services licensing standards of health and safety; conduct routine inspections to ensure compliance. (E)

  • Plan, organize, and direct the Early Learning Lab School to provide a quality child development program for children, students, students in teacher training, and students in other disciplines. (E)

  • Supervise the maintenance of appropriate records for children, staff, and students.

  • Write, maintain, and enforce policies and procedures manuals for staff, students, and parents; prepare informational brochures. (E)

  • Analyze the needs of the children; supervise the implementation of developmentally appropriate practices and communicate the results to parents, staff, and faculty. (E)

  • Market and conduct outreach for the Lab School. (E)

  • Recruit, organize, and act as advisor to the parent Advisory Board. (E)

  • Initiate and perform strategic planning, program evaluation, research, and advocacy for the Early Learning Lab School. (E)

  • Research and analyze grant opportunities; write and submit funding proposals. (E)

  • Participate on a variety of boards and commissions; attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of child development and center operations. (E)

  • Promote equal opportunity and student and gender equity to effectively serve the University’s diverse community. (E)

  • Develop, apply, and evaluate effective approaches to implement the policies of the University relating to program and workforce diversity in order to fulfill the core academic mission of the University and serve its diverse community. (E)

  • Provide effective leadership and direction to recruitment and retention efforts to further workforce diversity policies of the University. (E)

  • Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for the Early Learning Lab School

  • Recommend and implement goals, objectives, and practices for providing effective and efficient Early Learning Lab School services.

  • Manage, direct, and coordinate the work of professional, technical, and administrative support personnel.

  • Select, supervise, motivate, counsel, train, and evaluate staff.

  • Identify and respond to Early Learning Lab School issues, concerns, and needs.

  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of Early Learning Lab School goals.

  • Research, analyze, and evaluate new Early Learning Lab School service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.

  • Prepare and administer budgets.

  • Prepare clear and concise administrative reports.

  • Interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to Early Learning Lab School programs and functions.

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints.

 

Job Related and Essential Qualifications

  • Operational characteristics, services, and activities of an Early Learning Lab School program.

  • Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of Early Learning Lab School programs, policies, and operational needs.

  • Modern and complex principles and practices of Early Learning Lab School program development and administration.

  • Grant writing and funding principles and concepts.

  • State Department of Social Services licensing standards of health and safety.

  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations, including DSS Title 22 regulations, CDE Title 5 regulations, State and County Health and Safety Codes, Playground Safety Regulations, and Federal Food Program for Children and Adults Regulations.

  • Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.

  • Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.

  • Safe driving principles and practices.

 

SKILL TO:

• Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software.

• Operate a motor vehicle safely.

 Minimum Qualifications

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

Master’s Level degree with a major in early childhood education, child development, or a closely related field; and at least five years of progressively responsible teaching experience in a child development program, at least one of which was in a lead or supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

 

License Certificates/Credentials:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

 

Possession of currant Pediatric First Aid and CPR certification, a 15-hour course in Preventative CPR and First Aid certificates.

 

Possession of a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit (or higher) issued by the State of California, Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

 

Working Conditions

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:

 

Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, twist, climb, and lift 20 lbs.; exposure to outdoors; ability to travel to different sites and locations.

 

Commitment to Diversity

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of college students and staff.

 

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with federal and state laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an at-will basis, unless otherwise contractually bound.

 

University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Compensation Based on Qualifications

Email your interest and resume to: director.labschool@gmail.com

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