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Toddler Teacher

Location: Radcliffe Child Care Center
Cambridge, MA 02138

Start Date: August 28, 2017

Radcliffe Child Care Center, a Harvard University-affiliated Center, is currently interviewing for experienced toddler and preschool teachers. Candidates should be very familiar with NAEYC standards, D.E.E.C. regulations, and have an understanding of the Reggio Emilia philosophy. We seek teachers who have experience documenting the learning of children, planning exciting and dynamic curriculum, have knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice, and who are committed to growing and learning with children. Our teachers work collaboratively in teams of four to provide the highest quality childcare to our families. Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, and have a minimum of one to two years of working with young children.

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Director, Botanic Gardens Children’s Center

Location: Botanic Gardens Children's Center
29 Robinson St.
Cambridge, MA. 02138

Start Date: September 15, 2017

Center Director Position Opening, late September 2017
Botanic Gardens Children’s Center is seeking a qualified candidate to lead the program. Part of a system of child care centers on the Harvard campus, Botanic Gardens boasts an excellent staff, working environment, outstanding compensation and benefits package and an engaged, thoughtful parent community. A Reggio inspired program with infants through preschool, BGCC enrolls 60 children in beautiful classrooms adjacent to a newly renovated natural playground. Center directors are responsible for recruitment and retention of a balanced and experienced staff, center enrollment and budget development. Investment in positive relationships with children, families and staff rooted in an image of the child as capable and competent is a must. Campus Child Care supports the University affiliated programs with financial management expertise, benefits administration and governance structure. Center directors are freed to focus the majority of their attention to programmatic planning and staff development.
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Interested candidates with demonstrated skills in early childhood management, pedagogical leadership and a motivation to bring joyful commitment to the work should provide a resume and cover letter.
Mass. DEEC Director 2 & BA required, Masters degree preferred.
Email us at or mail information to
Katy Donovan
Campus Child Care Inc.
124 Mt. Auburn St. Suite 3354
Cambridge MA 02138

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Head of School, the International School of Charlottesville

Location: International School of Charlottesville
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

Start Date: July 1, 2018

The International School of Charlottesville (ISC) is an independent school located in Charlottesville, Virginia. It offers a holistic French and Spanish language immersion educational experience for young learners ages 2-6.  Children in both the French and Spanish tracks acquire language in all academic subjects from teachers who are native speakers, allowing them to develop both linguistic and cultural fluency while experiencing a rigorous, broad, and inquiry-based curriculum.
Founded in 1998 as the one-room La Petite Ecole, ISC added Spanish as a second language in 2003, and earned its first NAEYC accreditation in 2008. Having just earned its latest re-accreditation in 2016, ISC currently enrolls 130 students aged 2 through 6, and comprises 20 faculty and staff members.  The vitality, creativity, and expertise of the teaching faculty have been instrumental to the school’s identity and success, and the community is enriched by the diverse perspectives and customs they bring from French and Spanish speaking countries around the world, including: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Honduras, Mexico, Spain, and the United States.  ISC has a strong administrative team and with distributed leadership responsibilities.
Responding to especially high demand during the last three years, the ISC will add a second campus and 40 additional students for the 2017-2018 school year.  At both campuses, ISC leases space from churches in the Belmont neighborhood of Charlottesville; however, with a solid foundation of finances and enrollment, the school is collaborating with the nationally-recognized architectural firm VMDO to prepare for the purchase of land and the construction of new purpose-built facilities. The new Head of School is expected to bring this expansion to realization.  ISC’s Board of Trustees will be a helpful partner to the new Head in these initiatives. 
In addition, the HOS is expected to recruit, hire, and retain a top quality early childhood faculty. He or she will also be responsible for cultivating strong relationships with the community, taking a leadership role in the development of curriculum and program, and ensuring the fiscal health of ISC going forward, while leading the creation of a new campus.

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Teachers at Reggio Inspired Jewish Preschool Needed for 2017-18 school year

Location: Ahava Early Learning Center

Start Date: August 16, 2017

Teachers at Ahava value each child and each child’s family members as individuals and as partners. By modeling responsibility, welcoming and caring, teachers foster the children’s growth and development. Our teachers have the educational qualifications, experience working with young children, dispositions, knowledge and professional commitment necessary to help craft a program where children and their families are respected in their individuality and as a part of the community. Teachers work together with their colleagues to develop, implement, and evaluate the classroom pedagogy, to provide a quality educational program that reflects the goals and values of our Reggio Emilia inspired school. They document children’s play and learning and attend to classroom management, including the flow of the day, group dynamics and guide children to develop the social skills necessary to be contributing members of the school community and to negotiate conflicts with other children when they arise. Our teachers are co-constructors, researchers, documenters and advocates for children. Ahava teachers value and promote children’s play, indoors and out, are curious about each child’s perspective, understand child development and guidance in a constructivist context and are attuned to the learning process for each child. While teachers nurture physical, spiritual, emotional, social, and intellectual growth and development of each child, their first responsibility, beyond the safety and well-being of the children, is to be with the children joyfully. They provide care, protection, consistency, and guidance to the children, in the framework of a developmentally appropriate emergent curriculum. Teachers model anti-bias practices and cultural sensitivity, ask for help, accept suggestions and offer guidance. Our teachers are lifelong learners who stay current in the field of Early Childhood Education and take time for regular reflection and self-evaluation.

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Location: Good Shepherd Day School, Tampa, Florida

Start Date: September 25, 2017

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and Day School is seeking a warm, nurturing, organized, creative, and experienced early childhood education leader to direct their Reggio Emilia Day School located in Tampa, Florida. The school enrolls over 80 children, ages 20 months – 5 years, and operates part- and full-day programs throughout the calendar year. The Director position reports to the Church Pastor and leads a collaborative team including an Assistant Director, 6 Teachers, and 3 Teacher Aides. The program focuses on providing children with meaningful learning experiences through emergent curriculum and extensive enrichment opportunities, with a strong family-centered approach. This full-time, full year position begins as soon as possible.

Core Position Responsibilities
• Oversee the implementation of a Reggio Emilia educational philosophy for the school
• Provide leadership, supervision, recruitment and retention of teachers and teacher aides
• Oversee all aspects of GSDS including daily operations and administration
• Administer and monitor all budget and enrollment operations
• Maintain excellent parent relationships and communication
• Lead the program into the future with vision and energy

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Lead Teacher

Location: Lakewood Avenue Children's School
1701 Lakewood Avenue
Durham, NC 27707

Close to downtown and Duke University.

Start Date: July 28, 2017

Lakewood Avenue Children's School, a 5-star, NAEYC accredited program, and Durham NC Wonder of Learning Host, seeks full-time teachers. We offer a home-like environment for 33 children in three classrooms (8 toddlers, 9 middlers, 16 preschoolers) each with two full time teachers. Our intentionally designed indoor environments and two natural outdoor learning environments offer unlimited opportunities for open-ended play and discovery. Our emergent, project-based, RE inspired curriculum gives teachers a great deal of flexibility in planning based on the developmental needs and interests of the children.

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Reggio Emilia-Inspired Early Childhood Teacher

Location: The Advent School
Boston, MA 02108

Start Date: August 21, 2017

The Advent School is seeking an experienced early childhood teacher to work with four-year-olds in the Early Childhood Center.

Applicants must have experience designing classroom environments, working collaboratively with a co-teacher, and documenting children’s work. The Advent School promotes progressive, hands-on, project-based teaching that interweaves the arts, skills, and social justice themes.

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Preschool Teacher

Location: Growing Place
401 Ashland Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90405

Start Date: July 24, 2017

Status: Full time, Monday - Friday.
Compensation: Based on education and experience

Growing Place in Santa Monica, CA seeks a full time early childhood teacher who can passionately support children’s play, exploration, inquiry, and creative/critical thinking. The position is working with preschoolers.

The teacher is a partner in learning alongside children.

-Collaborate to develop large and small group investigations arising out of thoughtful reflection of children’s interest and work.
-Contribute to observations, planning and implementation of small group work and other curriculum.
-Promote opportunities for creative thinking, skill-building, playful experiences, and meaningful relationships.
-Demonstrate a working knowledge of child development ages and stages and constructivist theories.
-Communicate effectively and openly with parents, administration and colleagues.
-Create an effective environment for learning through daily provocations, invitations and intentional presentation of materials.
-Advocate for the learning , theories and ideas of young children and yourself as a teacher through documentation, display and presentation.

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Lead Preschool Teacher


St. Mary’s Child Center
9230 Hawkins Road
Indianapolis, IN 46216

St. Mary’s Child Center of Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking full time teachers to start July 24, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year. St. Mary’s Child Center is a NAEYC accredited, licensed, Level 4 Paths to Quality preschool following the principles of the Reggio Emilia philosophy.  Our mission is to serve children in poverty with lifelong learning leading to lifelong success.

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Full Time Preschool Co-Teacher

Location: La Petite Ecole
West Village
7 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10011

Start Date: August 28, 2017

A bilingual french contemporary art preschool on the Village is currently seeking a full time preschool teacher. The preschool classes are small (12 students) and the students range in age from 2 1⁄2 - 5 years old. The ideal candidate is organized, patient, gentle, understand French, and has prior experience working in preschool and early childhood education, special aid experience is a plus. Work hours are from 8:30-4:30, Monday through Friday, plus weekly meetings and parent tours.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Plan, execute, and collaborate with other teachers on preschool curriculum and arts-integrated lesson planning on daily basis.
• Be in charge of safety and cleanliness in the classroom at all times
• Take daily attendance, keep accident reports, and organize monthly fire drills.
• Prepare preschool for students’ arrival and clean up when school is finished
• Supervising the classroom when the other teachers are out of the room or absent.
• Manage all pick up, drop off, and visitors.
• Facilitate nap time and assist with meals
• Plan, Chaperone, field trips and organize related paperworks in collaboration with director.
• Weekly observation, assessment and evaluation of students.
• Organize and re-stock classroom, supplies, and storage area as needed
• Manage general housekeeping and cleaning of classroom and kitchen
• Supervise and organize recycling program with all the parents for art projects.
• Able to successfully manage class to maintain a positive, nurturing and respectful learning environment
• Attend school Open Houses (usually afterschool) and conduct student interviews

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JCC Early Learning Center Director

Location: Bernice B. Godine Early Learning Center
Newton, MA

Start Date: July 5, 2017

This is a wonderful opportunity for a Director at the Bernice P. Godine Early Learning Center at the JCC of Greater Boston. Located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton, the program serves as the JCCGB’s flagship Early Learning Center, and enrolls over 180 children infant through preschool age in 14 classrooms. The Director leads a team including Assistant Directors, Office staff, Child Development Specialists and a dedicated staff of 50 Teachers. The program focuses on providing children with meaningful learning experiences through emergent curriculum and extensive enrichment opportunities, with a strong family-centered approach.

Interested candidates should have very strong leadership, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. This full time, full year position begins in summer 2017.

Core Director responsibilities include:

• Provide leadership, supervision, recruitment and retention of teaching and administrative staff
• Oversee all phases of daily operations
• Administer and monitor all budget and enrollment operations
• Maintain excellent parent relationships and communication
• Lead the program into the future with vision and energy

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Early Childhood Educator


Crescent Park Child Development Center. Palo Alto, CA.

Start Date: July 1, 2017

A private, non-profit preschool program in Palo Alto is seeking an experienced early childhood professional to join our teaching team in a play-based, Reggio Emilia-inspired, early care and education program. We’re looking for a candidate who has a keen understanding of the competency of all children with a deep commitment to reflective practice. Candidate must have a minimum of 12 units in Early Childhood Education and at least 3 years experience working with children ages 18 months – 6 years. Minimum Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood or Human Development, Masters Degree preferred.

Our ideal candidate will love working with young children, have a professional, nurturing demeanor and dedication to the profession, to young children, and to their families. Must have excellent spoken and written command of English, experience in emergent curriculum, an appreciation and understanding of co-learning with children, DAP and knowledge of NAEYC standards. Candidates should enjoy working in a team-approach, with the belief that children deserve to be with adults that live with integrity, honesty and respect for others. Teachers must display confidence, poise, professionalism, good communication skills, and the ability to be highly flexible. Must be able to multi-task, pay attention to detail, have a good sense of humor, and be a self-starter.

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Excellent benefit package. Exceptional professional development program.

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