Are you a U.S. citizen or do you have appropriate documentation to show you are eligible to work in the U.S.?
Are you available to work any time as scheduled between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.?
If no, please indicate the times you are available to work.
To your knowledge, are you related to any child currently enrolled in this program?
If yes, please list child’s name and your relationship.
To your knowledge, are you related to anyone currently serving on the Board of Directors for this agency?
If yes, please list the board member’s name and your relationship.
Have you ever been convicted of or have an indicated report of any crime against a child?
Have you ever been convicted of any crime or have pending criminal actions against you?
If yes, please explain:
If selected for employment, your hiring will be conditional pending receipt of certified results from the NATSB background check.
Please answer the following questions that would pertain to your employment at TOP (briefly but succinctly) in the space allotted. You may be asked to expand upon your answers in an interview format.
Why have you chosen to work in early childhood education?
What do you find rewarding about working with children and families?
When you walk past a classroom you notice a respected veteran teacher handling a child roughly, pulling the child’s arm and sitting the child harshly into a seat, and speaking with an inappropriate tone and attitude. You are the only witness to this incident, what would you do?
A child in your classroom has been bitten. The mother of the child is furious and demands to know who bit her child and even goes as far as to threaten legal action if the identity of the child who bit her child is not disclosed immediately. How would you handle this parent?
I certify that the answers and information given herein are true, correct and complete. I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision. In the event of employment, I understand that false of misleading information given in my application or interview(s) may result in termination regardless of when the information is discovered to be false or misleading.
Thank you for your interest in being employed with TOP Early Learning Center. Upon review of completed applications a representative of TOP Early Learning Center will schedule interviews with applicants who meet the initial requirements, as evidenced by the information provided herein.
TOP Early Learning Center is an “AT-WILL” employer. The “AT-WILL” employment relationship affords the employee the right to resign for any reason. Likewise, the employer may terminate the relationship at any time, with or without cause and with or without notice. The “AT-WILL” employment relationship may not be altered by any written document or by verbal agreement, unless such alteration is specifically acknowledged in writing and signed by an authorized executive of TOP Early Learning Center.
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