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Atelierista/ Reggio Emilia Inspired Preschool Lead Teacher


Kindergarten School in Yorba Linda, California

Start Date: January 13, 2020

Description, Responsibilities, & Duties

We are currently searching for an atelierista and/or a preschool lead teacher to join our enthusiastic and passionate team of teachers.

The position is for 32-40 hours per week and your main responsibility will be to guide and mentor the teaching team while role modelling exemplary practice.

As an atelierista, you will be required to mentor your colleagues to think critically and be reflective of their practice while making the learning visible within their classrooms. From time to time, you will be required to prepare presentations to share with parents and interactive workshops for your colleagues. You will provide support to your colleagues when required to improve their ability to observe and document children’s thinking, ideas and responses.

As a teacher, you are required to participate in our teaching team who is committed to ensuring that our children receive the best care and education possible, possess the knowledge, understanding, and successful execution of learning strategies which support all students in active inquiry is a team player with a good sense of humour and is passionate about teaching and learning!

You will be joining a group of dedicated, passionate professionals whose focus is very much on the child within our environment. Our well-resourced centre is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We derive our philosophy from Te Whāriki, Reggio Emilia and RIE.

In return, we offer the successful candidate supportive management, professional development opportunities both locally and internationally and competitive remuneration.

If this sounds like you and you have a minimum of 2-5 years’ solid experience working in Reggio Emilia inspired environments and be legally entitled to work in the United States we would love to hear from you!

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Qualified candidates will have a college degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or a related degree.

Minimum of 2-5 years\’ solid experience working in Reggio Emilia inspired learning environments.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is competitive with the market and dependent upon work experience.

We start anywhere from $48K–$50K per year dependent upon education and experience plus additional benefits to the right candidate.

Application Procedures

Please send your resume to
Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled.
The tentative start date for the job is Jan 13, 2020.

Program Description

We are a purpose-built preschool inspired by Reggio Emilia Approach to learning. We provide education and care for children aged 3 months and 5 years old.

Contact Info

Nitin Bhatia

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