Child Development Laboratory Master Teacher in Family and Child Studies Program

Position Type: 
Organization Name: 
Northern Illinois University
Job Location: 
Suburbs North of I-88
Contact Information: 

Send letter of application, resume, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three current letters of reference addressing the responsibilities of this position to: Dr. Sherry Fang, Coordinator Family and Child Studies; School of Family. Consumer & Nutrition Sciences; Northern Illinois University, DeKalb. IL601I5; Phone: 815-753-6332 FAX: 815-753-1321; email: Preference will be given to complete applications received by May 29th, 2015. However, applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Type 04 Certification required: 

In charge of the preschool classroom, supervise graduate assistant head teachers and civil service staff in the classroom at the Child Development Lab; co-supervise practicum students assigned to classroom: help administer the operations of the Child Development Lab: teach one lower level child development course per academic year; Take lead in assessment of undergraduate students assigned to classroom.



Master’s degree in child development or related field; ; at least 2 years of teaching experience with preschool children and their families in programs using developmentally appropriate practices (DAP); evidence of leadership potential.



B.S. degree in child development or related field; prior experience teaching preschool children; prior experience supervising undergraduate students in practica or internships; demonstrated commitment to personal and professional growth, including anti-bias and inclusive practices. 

Northern Illinois University is an AA/EEO institution. Pre-employment background check is required.