Requisition ID:  28625

Associate Teacher

Job Summary

Assist the Head Teacher in planning and implementing an early childhood education program for a classroom in the Ben and Maxine Miller Child Development Laboratory School. Under the supervision of the Head Teacher, support the daily operations of the classroom in the routines, communicating with parents, supervise teacher assistants, practicum students, and facilitate research.  




  • Bachelor in early childhood education, child development or related field. 
  • Minimum of one year experience providing care and early education for young children 
  • Candidates must be 21 years or older.  
  • This position requires a pre-employment drug screening test and a health assessment as well as running a criminal history background check. 
  • Knowledge of children's development; manage groups of children. 
  • Must be able to take initiative in implementing program goals and providing developmentally appropriate early childhood curriculum.  
  • Must be effective working with children and adults.  
  • Must be able to manage a classroom of young children through positive guidance. 



  • Teaching experience 



Additional Information:  

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit  
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  • This position starts out at 35,000 yearly
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position 
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position 
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) 
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period 
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply 

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette