Hanna Fenichel Center for Child Development
Solana Beach, CA
Start Date: August 30, 2021
Educators at the Hanna Fenichel Center team teach in nurturing, play, and inquiry-based environments, which meet the emotional, social, intellectual, and physical needs of young children. Our Mission is to create a community that supports each child’s growing sense of self and innate passion for learning through experiences that foster strong social skills, inquiry, and discovery. Teachers co-research topics with children and colleagues to create a curriculum that supports these dispositions for learning. Daily documentation, reflection meetings, and analysis of children’s experiences are used as tools to deepen and extend learning opportunities for children and adults.
Preferred qualifications include:
-Preferred Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or a related field
-Two years of teaching experience in a social constructivist, inquiry-based environment
-Ability to develop and maintain close parent relationships
-Strong collaborative and communication skills.
-Openness for feedback and self-reflection.
-An innovative, curious, creative, and open mind.
-Familiarity with the Reggio approach
-Excellent writing skills and computer literacy
-Experience creating documentation panels
Salary based on experience and credentials. $19-$25 per hour, Premium Health Benefits Provided.
Please visit our website at www.hannafenichel.com so you can learn about our school before applying. If interested, write a cover letter that explains why you are interested in joining our team, your experience with the above qualifications, why you became a teacher, what are your passions outside of teaching, and what brings you joy. Please include your resume and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender, or sexual orientation in the administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid, hiring, and other school-administered programs.
Founded in 1975 by the San Diego Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, the Hanna Fenichel Center for Child Development is named after famed Dr. Hanna Fenichel, a psychoanalyst, and educator known for her work in the field of early child development and for her association with The School for Nursery Years in Los Angeles. Our mission is to create a nurturing community that supports each child’s growing sense of self and innate passion for learning through purposeful experiences that foster strong social skills, inquiry, and discovery.
Julie Brackbill, Director
Together, we are empowering exceptional education.