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Early Childhood Educators- Prek and Preschool


Hanna Fenichel Center for Child Development
Solana Beach, CA

Start Date: August 1, 2020

Description, Responsibilities, & Duties

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.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Preferred qualifications include:

-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 & Benefits

Salary Commensurate with Experience
Premium Health Benefits Provided

Application Procedures

Please visit our website at to 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 to

Our school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender, or sexual orientation in administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid, hiring, and other school-administered programs.

Program Description

Our nurturing and developmentally appropriate classrooms are designed for children to explore independently, and collaboratively, with teachers and peers. Classes are designed to offer children opportunities to engage in authentic tasks and in-depth studies of concepts and interests that arise throughout the year. To learn more about our programs, please visit

Contact Info

Julie Brackbill, Director

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