Employment Opportunities

Faculty positions for master teachers or the Director can be found on UT’s Faculty Recruitment Page. Administrative positions can be found on UT’s Staff Job Search Page. To learn more about working at UT, please visit UT’s Jobs website.

Current Openings

Non-Tenure Track Faculty – Master Teacher

Seeking PART-TIME Master Teacher for early childhood classroom. Master Teacher is responsible for creating developmentally appropriate learning environments, creating and implementing a play-based, emergent curriculum, conducting on-going, authentic assessments (portfolio-based) of development, and communicating regularly with families about their children.

Responsibilities: Organizing and managing daily classroom routines and tasks. Creating developmentally appropriate learning environments. Creating and implementing a play-based, emergent curriculum to promote development across all domains for young children. Conducting on-going, authentic assessments (portfolio-based) of children’s development. Maintaining TDFPS licensing and NAEYC accreditation standards. Modeling best practices in child development, early childhood education, and positive guidance for UT students and observers. Supporting, supervising, and assessing graduate and undergraduate students and classroom volunteers. Educating Lab School families about child development and supporting them in addressing individual family and child needs. Planning and facilitating on-going educational seminars for Lab School families. Participating in Lab School and university events throughout the school year. Participating in on-going professional development. Representing the Lab School, including presenting at local, state and national conferences. Assisting with administrative duties as assigned. Collaborating with colleagues to expand and realize the vision of the Lab School.

Qualifications: A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Child Development, ECE, or a related field. Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in early childhood education and child development. Experience teaching young children. Exceptional communication and collaboration skills. Thorough understanding of current licensing and NAEYC accreditation standards. Ability to support and evaluate lab experiences of graduate and undergraduate students. Evidence of competence in teaching and supervising adult learners. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in education through their teaching.

Application Instructions: Please upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae or resume, and three confidential letters of recommendation that address the candidate’s effectiveness as a Master Teacher.

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Graduate Opportunities

Every year the UT Lab School employees graduate students in all of our classrooms. Although priority is given to graduate students in Human Development and Family Sciences, we welcome applicants from other departments. If you are currently a graduate student at The University of Texas at Austin in Early Childhood Education or a related field, and you are interested in applying for a graduate assistant position, please email a cover letter and resume to ppfcfl@utlists.utexas.edu.

Appointments are usually 10 hours a week on the following schedule:

  • MW or TTh 8:30-12:30, Fridays 10:00-12:00 OR
  • MW or TTh 1:00-5:00, Fridays 10:00-12:00.

Student Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering at the UT Lab School, please email a letter of interest and resume to ppfcfl@utlists.utexas.edu. Include the days and hours that you are available to volunteers:

  • MW or TTh 8:30-12:30
  • MW or TTh 1:00-5:00