1+ months

Teaching Assistant / Student Worker

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Teaching Assistant / Student Worker
Requisition Number DU07664
Department Name 8G070:Early Childhood, Spec Ed, Rehab Counsel
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10.00 - $12.00 per hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Field of study must be Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education or Psychology. Other fields may be considered if applicant has a strong background in early childhood.

Required Related Experience

Applicant must have experience working with young children in home or school settings.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Applicant must have a current negative TB test (within the last 2 years) or be willing to get one. CPR and 1st aid certification is preferable.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to pick up children weighing up to 40 pounds, push strollers and be able to get up and down from the floor several times a day.


Shifts available include times between 7:30 and 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. We do ask each student work at least 15 hours weekly. Students may work up to 40 hours per week in the summer.

Job Summary

The Early Childhood Laboratory is looking for teaching assistants for our Summer Program, which runs from June 1 – August 6, 2021. Job duties of a student worker at the ECL include playing with and supervising young children, helping classroom teachers with cleaning and organizing, assisting with daily routines, reading to children, and going to the playground and walks around campus.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience with young children.

Deadline to Apply 06/01/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-04-09 Expires: 2021-06-09

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Lexington, KY 40507

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