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Teacher - Child Development Lab School

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

OSU-Oklahoma City is looking for a Teacher for the Child Development Lab School.

Job Summary:

Plans, supervises and implements a program of learning activities and care for young children in accordance with the goals and philosophy of the OSU-OKC Child Development Lab School.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Works with Master Teacher to maintain model classroom, including but not limited to room arrangement, appropriate teacher-child interactions, curriculum and appropriate discipline.  

2. Provides custodial care for children.

3. Provide input for planning curriculum.

4. Participate and supervise daily activities with the children.

5. Provide input for assessment of children.

6. Participate and supervise daily activities with the children.

7. Maintain positive relationships with parents of the children.

8. Work cooperatively with all staff to maintain Oklahoma State Licensing regulations and NAEYC accreditation standards.

9. Assume an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff.

10. Attend Center and campus activities, staff meetings, parent functions, and assist in public relation events sponsored by the Center.

11. Obtain 40 hours of professional development per calendar year of employment.

12. Performs other duties as assigned. 


 The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.



Associate's Degree or higher in Early Childhood or a related field or equivalent experience/education.  ELCCT certificate will be required with 90 days of employment.


Current Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or current Childcare Professional Certificate



Must have previous experience working with young children in a formal or non-formal setting for a minimum of two years.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to provide positive interaction and nurturing of young children

Ability to understand and comply with developmentally appropriate practices, Oklahoma DHS licensing requirements and other health & safety criteria as related to this area. 

Background check must meet acceptable standards for child care workers  

Must be open to training and guidance

Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior


Working Conditions:

In a typical work day the teacher must stand, walk, sit, and bend for approximately 7-8 hours. The job requires frequent stooping, squatting, crouching, and lifting of children.  Teachers will be expected to be outside, in all types of weather conditions, supervising and interacting with children



Physical Requirements:

Able to lift 20 pounds, move comfortably in the classroom, and work around young children with reasonable accommodation


The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.


Apply online at For further assistance or information, call 945-3206.


Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.



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