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Assistant Teacher for the Childcare Center

University of Dubuque

2 Positions

ID: 6099

Posted On 01/04/2022

Job Overview

Are you looking for a new career?  Are you interested in continuing your education for little to nothing?  Do you have a child looking to enter college and want to avoid tuition costs?  Do you have a passion for teaching, a love for children, and want to work with other teachers as a team to ensure high quality care and education?  The University of Dubuque is a growing faith based University that is seeking an Assistant Teacher for the Childcare Center.  


The University of Dubuque offers a competitive wage and an excellent benefits package.



  • 4 weeks paid vacation, 12 paid sick days, and 14 paid holidays
  • Free tuition for employee, spouse, and dependents
  • Retirement match- dollar for dollar up to 5% with eligible match up to 7%
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance and long-term disability


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise children while keeping them safe at all times
  • Maintain daily communication with parents
  • Help facilitate daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for the age group
  • Assist the Lead Teacher in implementing curriculum and planning daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for young children
  • Create and maintain an environment that is clean, organized, and safe for all children
  • Develop interpersonal relationships with children and their families
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the University’s Mission



  • Minimum of high school diploma, Associate’s degree preferred
  • Previous experience working with children is required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule is preferred
  • Current certification in First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and Mandatory Reporting training is preferred: ability to obtain certifications after employment is required
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and kneel


To apply with a growing faith based University for the Assistant Teacher position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.  AA/EEO

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Child Care/Day Care/Personal Care


Dubuque, IA

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Health Insurance
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Vision Insurance
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About the University of Dubuque

The University of Dubuque is a private, Presbyterian, coeducational, professional university with a foundation in the liberal arts. Our commitment is to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit as well as encouraging students to explore their fullest potential, is part of a rich Christian identity that dates back to the University's founding in 1852. Our welcoming interfaith community of 2000 students attracts young men and women from across the country and around the globe who seek the knowledge and the skills to make a difference in our ever-changing world. Within a values and faith base, we offer you an array of perspectives and broad exposure to our truly global society. The University comprises the undergraduate college, the graduate school, and the theological seminary. 

Mission and Vision

The University of Dubuque is a private university offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary degrees, and other educational opportunities with the intention of educating and forming the whole person. The University is comprised of individuals from the region, our nation, and the world.

As a community, the University practices its Christian commitments by educating students, pursuing excellence in scholarship, challenging students to live lives of worth and purpose, and preparing students for service to the church and the world. 

Therefore, the University of Dubuque is committed to:

  • A hospitable Christian environment which respects other faith traditions;
  • Relationships which encourage intellectual, spiritual, and moral development;
  • Excellence in academic inquiry and professional preparation;
  • A diverse and equitable community where Christian love is practiced;
  • Stewardship of all God’s human and natural resources;
  • Zeal for life-long learning and service.