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Prekindergarten Teacher

Location: The American School of Bombay is a private international school located in Mumbai, India.

Start Date: July 20, 2018

The American School of Bombay seeks an experienced Early Childhood Educator to teach in a stimulating and progressive Prekindergarten program. Working alongside an experienced team of international educators, the successful applicant will have:

A deep understanding of the developmental needs of three and four-year-olds
A demonstrated commitment to a child-centered, play-based pedagogy
Strong interpersonal skills, and a highly collaborative approach.

Our program has strong elements of Reggio Emilia embedded alongside our commitment to the Primary Years Program (PYP). To support our integrated programs we are guided by the Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment tool.

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Refined Preschool & Toddler Teachers

Location:

Children’s PreSchool Center of Palo Alto
4000 Middlefield Road, T-1
Palo Alto, CA 9430
(p) 650-493-5770

Start Date: October 16, 2017

CPSC, Children’s PreSchool Center of Palo Alto is seeking a highly refined Preschool Teacher to start immediately.

Knowledge of documenting learning, inquiry and shared based learning, the value of open-ended and found materials integrated into a highly refined curriculum, as well as building relationships with children imperative. Willingness to work in a collaborative team environment, excellent communication skills, practice in building community for children and parents, and being a reflective learner an expectation.

A successful candidate will have knowledge of the Reggio Emilia Approach, the work of Howard Gardner, and the theories surrounding the Constructivist’s Approach desired. Minimum 3 years experience in a preschool classroom.

Hours are 9:15a.m.-6:15p.m. with some room for varying times.
CPSC offers a competitive salary excellent medical and dental benefits for employee and family, great PTO/Sick pay program, 401K of 4% match, support for educational growth and leadership.

Hiring bonus will be paid at 6 months $500 and at one year $500.

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Lead Teacher Position

Location: Escola Americana de Vitória
Vitória, Espirito Santo - Brazil

Start Date: January 15, 2018

As a lead teacher, you will have the opportunity to create and a lead a model classroom with a full complement of high-quality materials to facilitate active learning. We seek teachers who are continually growing intellectually and professionally. Our teachers collaborate to create a learning community focused on creating independent learners who have the critical thinking skills, initiative, persistence and experience to thrive.

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Director

Location: Roosevelt Island Day Nursery
4 River Road,
New York, New York
10044

Start Date: June 1, 2018

RIDN’s Board of Trustees seeks a professional early childhood educator with proven management skills to oversee the general administration and operation of the school. The Director reports to and works closely with the Board of Trustees and is responsible for the effective operation of the school.

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of experience as a leader in an early childhood site. Candidate must demonstrate exceptional knowledge of child development (from infancy through age 5) and classroom pedagogy in a multicultural setting. In addition, the candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, organization and management capabilities, as well as a working understanding of the fiscal and legal responsibilities of leading a not-for-profit school. The candidate will have a proven record of recruiting, developing and retaining outstanding and dedicated teachers and staff. Experience in community partnerships, fundraising and interfacing with NYC Dept. of Education preferred.

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Director, Early Childhood

Location: SJCC Early Childhood School
3801 E. Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA. 98040

Start Date: October 1, 2017

Position Summary:
The Director, Early Childhood is accountable for assuring industry-leading, value-based excellence in the SJCCs Early Childhood School (ECS) and Early Childhood programming. This position has direct oversight of the SJCC Early Childhood School (ECS), and is responsible for ensuring that ECS and other programming for children ages 0-5 and their families is aligned with and advances the SJCC vision and mission. The Director, Early Childhood, is an integral member of the senior management team of SJCC, which is responsible for the overall leadership of the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ensure ECS programs meet the highest standards of early childhood
education and care and are well- represented in the early childhood
field, Jewish community, and to outside agencies.
• Drive a clear vision for Early Childhood programming and implement
it throughout the Early Childhood School and other programs at the
SJCC.
• Align ECS operations with programmatic goals, ensuring that key
priorities such as documentation; incorporating aspects of the Reggio
Emilia, child-centered, and constructivist educational approaches;
and the JCC Association Sheva learning principles are executed
consistently across the school.
• Manage the ECS leadership team, and then the extended faculty.
• Establish and nurture positive relationships with families, building and
cultivating community across and beyond ECS.
• Manage to business goals, including but not limited to budget
compliance, viable enrollment, and appropriate staffing models.
• Ensure the school is in compliance with WA Department of Learning
s Licensing Requirements for Early Childhood Schools.
• Ensure Judaic philosophy is clearly articulated and visible to program
participants, faculty, and families.
• Establish communication system to clearly articulate ECS philosophy
and vision (Judaic Culture, Reggio Emilia Inspired Practice, and
Developmentally Appropriate Practice) through work with children,
parents, and professional colleagues.
• Ensure the ECS parent and faculty handbooks are current, relevant,
and consistent with Licensing Requirements and Organization policy.
• Perform work on weekends and evenings as needed to meet
applicable deadlines or scheduling needs.
• Other duties as assigned.

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Toddler and Infant Teachers

Location: The Little School
Hillsborough, North Carolina

Start Date: October 16, 2017

The Little School is a Five Star, full-day preschool and child development center offering a nurturing, exploratory, educational program serving children 12 weeks to five years. Our Reggio-Inspired campuses in Hillsborough and at Duke University in Durham serve approximately 480 gleeful children. We have many outdoor play spaces where children can discover, run, jump, dig, dance and delight in a safe nurturing environment. We strive to offer the best preschool environment in the Triangle by implementing an approach that nurtures the rights of each child to be constructors of their own learning.

We are currently seeking qualified teachers who are passionate about collaborating and exploring natural environments with young children. If you consider yourself a life-long learner and would like to work in one of the best preschool environments in the Triangle, apply today.

visit our website: thelittleschool.net

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Amazing Dream Job in Japan

Location:

Tokyo Children’s Garden
Tokyo, Japan

www.tokyochildrensgarden.com

Start Date: January 8, 2018

We are looking for a passionate, energetic and caring teacher to work in a new and innovative international preschool in Tokyo, Japan. Working in a team of 5, teachers provide support, encouragement and opportunities for children to explore and discover. Maintaining good relationships and communication with fellow teachers and parents is a vital part of the job.

Documenting children’s work, daily communication with parents via a daily journal, documenting and assessing development, cleaning the school and preparing activities are shared by all teachers.

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Reggio Emilia Co-Teacher

Location: KLA School of Hillsboro
Hillsboro, OR

Start Date: October 2, 2017

We are a new school that just opened our doors 6 months ago in the Hillsboro area in Oregon. We are excited to following the Reggio-Emilia approach to education and are actively searching for qualified teachers for our classrooms. We are a private preschool that serves children, 6 weeks to 5 years old.
As a teacher here at KLA School, you wlll have the opportunity to facilitate your own classroom with a co-teacher. Our teachers have the ability to plan their own lessons according to the interests of the children. Your duties as a teacher will include collaborating with other teachers to design a curriculum for your children, to create a safe-environment and to have the opportunity to build relationships with families.

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Lead Teacher

Location: The Child Development Academy at Marshall University
Huntington, WV

Start Date: October 2, 2017

The Child Development Academy seeks a lead teacher to provide early childhood education as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. A degree in ECE or related field as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
This candidate will conduct a classroom based on early education theory, Reggio Emilia philosophy and Creative Curriculum.

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Early Childhood and Infant/Toddler Educators at Stanford University

Location: Stanford University Early Childhood Centers: Stock Farm Road Children's Center, Stanford Arboretum Children's Center, and Stanford Madera Grove Children's Center.

Start Date: October 2, 2017

International Child Resource Institute (ICRI) is currently accepting resumes from experienced Early Childhood and Infant/Toddler Educators for teaching positions at Stanford University's early childhood centers!

ICRI provides highly sought-after preschool and infant/toddler Emergent Curriculum programs, based on child-directed, Reggio-inspired and developmentally appropriate practices. We are looking for individuals who can enhance our programs with their unique talents and gifts. Each ICRI Center provides teachers with a supportive team environment, competitive salaries, and exceptional benefits.

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Beginning School Principal

Location: Rowland Hall Beginning School
Salt Lake City, Utah

Start Date: June 1, 2018

Position Summary
This is a full time, 12-month, exempt position that reports to the Head of School. The Beginning School Principal oversees all aspects of the Beginning School from vision to specific details. The Beginning School Principal is responsible for providing direction and guidance for teachers and staff as well as parents in an environment that allows young children to thrive. The principal provides pedagogical expertise and curricular oversight; hires, mentors, and evaluates faculty and staff through a comprehensive evaluation and professional development plan and supports day to day work; teaches parenting classes; and works closely with the Academic Support Counselor, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Director of Ethical Education, Emotional Support Counselor, and the Lower School Principal. In addition, the Beginning School Principal is integral in discussions of student progress and financial and operational matters, while working collaboratively with other school leaders to ensure philosophical and programmatic alignment across the entire school, PreK-12.

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Toddler Co-Teacher

Location: Oberlin Early Childhood Center
Oberlin, Ohio 44074
United States of America

Start Date: September 15, 2017

Oberlin Early Childhood Center, a 5 Star, NAC accredited early learning program located in a small town home to Oberlin College and Conservatory is seeking a dynamic full-time co-teacher to work with the teacher as a team to support the implementation of the Reggio Emilia approach. The center preschool program has been implementing the Reggio Approach for years but we have expanded our approach to our toddler program. Our intentionally designed indoor environments and a two acre outdoor learning environment situated within a 15 minute walk to town, offers unlimited opportunities for open-ended play and discovery. This person will work alongside the Curriculum Coordinator and co-teacher to ensure the implementation of our Reggio Inspired approach is consistent and is streamlined throughout our center.

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Boulder Journey School Teacher Education Program: Teacher and Graduate Student

Location:

Start Date: August 6, 2018

Earn a Master’s Degree from University of Colorado Denver and a Colorado Teaching License in one year at a significantly reduced tuition rate. Program tuition includes participation in a Study Group to Reggio Emilia, Italy. Program also includes one year of paid teaching experience in the Boulder or Denver area. For more information please visit: http://educators.boulderjourneyschool.com/teacher-education-program.html

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Director, Early Childhood Education

Location: San Francisco, CA 94118

Start Date: September 25, 2017

The Director of Early Childhood Education is responsible for oversight of the strategic direction of the JCCSF’s ECE program, for managing the operations of three preschool sites serving 390 students, and for managing a $6 million dollar budget. Our preschools are inspired by the principles of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education and are guided by Jewish values and culture.

The JCCSF ECE program is recognized as the preeminent preschool provider in San Francisco. Our program is a community-wide model of warm, nurturing, joyfully Jewish and delightful early childhood experiences, professional development and active family engagement, while also being recognized for its educational excellence, Jewish content, and leadership within the field.

Responsibilities

Overall *Vision*:
•The Director of Early Childhood Education is responsible for building and supporting a community of staff and families who work together to create an exceptional ECE program.
•Embodies a commitment to consistent educational excellence and a deep integration of Jewish values in ECE curriculum and experiences for child and their families.
•Is strongly aligned with organizational goals and initiatives. Cultivates a culture of collaboration and integration between ECE programs and experiences and the greater JCCSF organization.
•Develops and provides support and structures that allow for continual staff growth, innovation and accountability.

Operational:
•Hire, supervise, support, and mentor the Site Directors and Administrators. Ensure that professional staff members meet the needs and expectations of their roles. Ensure that employees in these roles understand the expectations for their positions and are evaluated and mentored in order to be successful.
•Participate in the hiring and placement of all teachers. Ensure that clear standards are established for qualifications and ongoing staff development, evaluation, and coaching.
•Develop and manage the department budget and monitor financial performance to meet or exceed performance goals.
•Partner with JCCSF communications staff to ensure that all communication channels are clear and effective.
•Evaluate, update, and manage the ECE admissions and kindergarten acceptance process.
•Evaluate strategic direction and opportunities for the ECE program and share perspectives with the JCCSF’s executive leadership.

Program Development:
•Maintain a clear and consistent educational philosophy that is in alignment with organizational goals.
•Work in partnership with the Jewish education staff of the JCCSF to develop a clear and consistent Jewish content plan that is a part of the core curriculum and is in alignment with the core educational philosophy of the JCCSF.
•Proactively assess ECE trends, community needs, and opportunities.
•Ensure ongoing training and development of ECE teachers and administrators.
•Develop metrics to monitor the ongoing health of the ECE program (quality, student and teacher retention, kindergarten acceptance, admissions, parent surveys, etc.).

Internal Team Building:
•Lead and maintain an ECE Leadership Team that includes Site Directors, ECE Jewish Educator, and teachers and specialists (as appropriate).
•Create an environment that recognizes the importance of collaboration, experience, and knowledge between classrooms, schools and the JCCSF as a whole.
•Model, develop, and support ways of working and behavior that are consistent with the organization’s values.
•Participate in and maintain a working group with other JCCSF department leaders, with the purpose of identifying strategic opportunities, sharing knowledge and solving problems.

External Partnership Building:
•Act as the primary ambassador for the JCCSF ECE program with potential ECE families, community partners, and colleagues.
•Represent the JCCSF at community ECE events and initiatives.
•Cultivate and manage a strong working relationship with other school communities and their admissions directors.

Relationship Building and Family Engagement:
•Support families broadly throughout their lifespan within the program including the kindergarten process, child development needs, and life cycle events.
•Be knowledgeable about JCCSF programs and offerings and build a customer service model that ensures that ECE staff actively and effectively stewards families through the array of JCCSF offerings. Ensure that ECE staff understand these expectations and have the necessary tools to be successful.
•Ensure that standards and expectations are in place to maintain an exceptional customer experience.
•Ensure that there is a culture of collaborative engagement with families where they feel heard and that their needs are understood, appropriately met, and acknowledged.

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Early Childhood Development Center Instructional Aide

Location: St. Margaret's Episcopal School
San Juan Capistrano, CA

Start Date: August 28, 2017

St. Margaret's is seeking an Instructional Aide in the Early Childhood Development Center for part-time work. Working closely with the assigned Teacher, the Instructional Assistant will provide assistance as well as general yard and lunch-supervision duties. Additional duties include:
Assist faculty with the presentation of learning materials and instructional exercises.
Assist teacher in monitoring student progress during whole group instruction.
Work with individual students and small groups to reinforce and follow up learning activities.

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