Description: Orono Early Learning ECFE Early Childhood Teacher.

Be a part of the Orono Early Learning team working to build a solid foundation for children’s future school and life success! This is a part time, school year position. The ECFE Early Childhood Teacher works under the direction of the Early Learning Coordinator and works closely with the ECFE Parent Educator to plan a developmentally appropriate curriculum for caregivers and children in a Caregiver/Child classroom. The ideal candidate has a passion for supporting young children and their families and working with a team of like minded people.

Job Summary: 

The following list is intended to be descriptive and not restrictive in nature.

  • Keep a strong line of communication open with families that fosters the growth and development of their children.

  • Support families in understanding their child’s growth and development.

  • Work with the Assistant Teacher to provide a nurturing, intriguing and fun classroom for children of multiple ages.

  • Maintain a clean and orderly physical environment conducive to optimal growth and development of children.

  • Plan and conduct daily activities for children in a safe environment. 

  • Plan and post a weekly lesson plan.

  • Prepare, during allotted “prep time”, educational materials needed to implement the daily activity plan.

  • Incorporate authentic assessment into your weekly lesson plans.  Use results to guide future lesson plans for the group and for modifications for individual children.

  • Attend and actively contribute to staff and family meetings.

  • Take initiative and have a willingness to grow in your field.


  • An Early Childhood B-3 teaching license, issued through Minnesota PELSB is required.

  • Working knowledge of the Early Childhood Indicators of Progress Birth-5, best practices and strategies, and individual learning styles. 

  • Experience using Creative Curriculum preferred. 

  • Ability to work effectively with children and caregivers.

  • Demonstration of a warm and welcoming rapport with all children and caregivers while exhibiting strong classroom management skills. 

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Evidence of self-motivation, enthusiasm, patience, timeliness, problem solving and flexibility.

  • Experience and excellent references for helping to create an early childhood classroom that fosters social emotional and academic growth.

  • Organized,flexible and able to handle multiple priorities typical in a public school district, 4-star Parent Aware, NAEYC Accredited program.

Application Procedure:

All applicants must apply online at:

or   >>  District Office  >>  Human Resources

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