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Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Position Number: 5257232
  • Location: Oak Creek, WI
  • Position Type: Child Care Services

Child Care Teacher (Part-time) - Oak Creek

Salary: $20.96 - $26.20 Hourly
Job Type: Part-Time 43 Week
Job Number: 2023-04745
Closing: 5/19/2024
Location: Oak Creek, WI
Division: Retention & Completion


Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) is Wisconsin's largest and most diverse technical college, offering 170+ high-quality programs that connect students to a career in as little as one to two years. The college also offers a less expensive path to a four-year degree. MATC is transforming lives, industry and our community by preparing students today for the careers of tomorrow. MATC's diverse team members - 42% of whom are employees of color--work with a purpose to serve the students who make us one of the most diverse two-year institutions in the Midwest. Together, we are meeting the needs of the community we shared and committed to eliminating equity gaps in higher education for both students and employees. We are seeking passionate individuals to join our team who shares the same passion in serving this purpose. Learn more about MATC at

One (1) part-time vacancy at our Oak Creek Campus.

This is 43 week academic year position which typically runs from mid- August through mid-May.

Up to 19 hours per week, hours vary based on departmental needs.

Under the leadership of Coordinator, Child Care Services, assists in the plans, organization, and operational activities of the instructional process providing general support in classroom settings for infants, toddlers and pre-school children. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment, creativity and ingenuity to analyze and to resolve problems. Supervision received is general in nature using established procedures and general objectives. Unusual situations or problems are referred to the supervisor for advice. Works closely with other professionals in a team approach.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Duties listed may vary in terms of relative importance, and others may be added or eliminated as this position develops. In addition, specific positions within this job title may have minor variations in duties.
  • Monitors, plans and prepares instructional activities and provides general assistance to students including age-appropriate curriculum and lesson plan development.
  • Plans and prepares curriculum and materials for learning activities as required; observes and evaluates students enrolled in the Child Development Program.
  • Implements curriculum that provides for the developmental interests and abilities of the children; facilitates children's successful completion of tasks by providing support, focused attention, physical proximity, and verbal encouragement.
  • Responds quickly and directly to children's needs, desires, and messages; adapts responses to children's differing styles and abilities.
  • Keeps alert to signs of undue stress in children's behavior; keeps supervisor appraised of children who may be showing signs of physical, emotional, or developmental problems.
  • Keeps progress records, notes, inventories, and other data pertaining to the division; prepares related reports as required or assigned.
  • Fosters cooperative interaction with other staff, students' parents, and student teachers.
  • Keeps order in classrooms, labs, and other space assigned; maintains adequate supplies including snacks, cleaning equipment, and ensures developmentally appropriate toys/tools are available to support and educate children providing a fun, safe environment.
  • Promotes customer service support as a team priority and ensures that customer complaints are addressed and resolved.
  • Participates in in-service training, workshops, and other educational activities as required or assigned.
  • Mentors, supervises, and supports student teachers during their field study placements.
  • Supports admissions at open house and tabling by providing Child Care Center services information for prospective students.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned required for the efficient operations of the division.


Required Education: Associate degree or 60 college credits with related Early Childhood credits.

Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree is preferred.

Required Experience: One (1) to three (3) years of progressive experience child care teaching. Must be at least 18 years old.

Preferred Experience: More than three (3) years of relevant experience.

Required License/Certification:
  • Wisconsin Administrator's Credential - Registry Level 12- Certificate must be obtained within 6 months of hire date.
  • CPR certified- Current or obtained within 3 months of hire date.
  • Shaken Baby Prevention Certificate- Current or provided at the time of hire.
  • Mandated Reporter Training- Current or provided at the time of hire.

Preferred License/Certification: None.


  • Cultivates innovation
  • Optimizes work processes
  • Ensures accountability
  • Collaborates
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Communicates effectively
  • Instills trust
  • Customer focus
  • Action oriented
  • Values differences
  • Self-development
  • Compassion

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of child development stages and best practices in teaching.
  • Working knowledge of health and safety standards as they apply to children in child care centers.
  • Alertness and judgement to detect and prevent situations to possible injury or death.
  • Knowledge and skilled at curriculum and lesson plan implementation.
  • Effective discipline and classroom management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through both oral and written means.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, staff, and the general public.
  • Ability to walk and stand for extended amounts of time.
  • Ability to follow and understand oral and written instructions and to communicate effectively through both oral and written means.
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse student and employee populations.
  • Proficient ability to use computers and software specific to position, including spreadsheets and the Internet.
  • Ability to work successfully with minimal supervision and to provide a leadership role to others.

  • Must satisfactorily complete pre-employment requirements, which include a TB health screen and criminal background check.
  • Ability to climb stairs and a ladder and maintain balance.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs., carry, and push up to 30 lbs. and ability pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, see, hear and speak.
  • Sitting/Standing/Walking: 40% of time spent sitting, 35% of time standing, and 25% of time walking.

Supplemental Information

Hours/Location: Up to 19 hours weekly, in-person
Based out of the Oak Creek campus.

Hourly Rate: Salary determination will be only based on years of credited experience that is listed on the job application, please include complete work history.

Application Materials and Requirements: Along with your completed application please upload a resume and copy of your unofficial educational transcripts. Candidates (both internal and external) must complete the employment application in its entirety for further consideration. Typing "See Resume" in lieu of application completion will not be acceptable.
Interviews: Selected qualified candidates will be invited to virtually interview for this position on a date to be determined.


Milwaukee Area Technical College will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, creed, religion, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, disability, age, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, union affiliation, arrest and conviction record, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law.

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