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Early Childhood Development Practitioner

Location:

Appalachian State University, Reich College of Education, Department of Family and Child Studies, Lucy Brock Child Development Lab, Boone, NC 28607

Start Date: September 14, 2022

https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/35143

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from high school and one year of related childcare experience.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Special Note: This is a generalized representation of positions in this class and is not intended to reflect essential functions per ADA. Examples of competencies are typical of the majority of positions, but may not be applicable toall positions.
License/Certification Required
Must be trained in CPR and First Aid (within the first 2 months of employment).
Essential Job Functions
The Early Childhood Development Practitioner will provide an educational classroom setting for young children (infancy through five years) and university students in a laboratory center designed to model best practices in the field of early childhood education. Using an emergent, negotiated curriculum, they teach individualized fundamental pre-academic skills and lead activities to promote language development, cognitive and perceptual development, and gross motor development in children representing a cross-section of backgrounds.

Teachers may be eligible for the Pay Enhancement Grant at Lucy Brock Child Development Lab Program based on years of service to the University system. This grant is funded until the end of 2022 with the possibility to continue into next year!

5+ years of service = $1,000/quarter
1-4 years of service = $750/quarter
0-1 year of service = $500/quarter

Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

Supervises and trains university students who teach in the program for practicum experience (generally 2-3 per semester), and evaluates the performance of the practicum students.
Coordinating child development lab experiences with university faculty from an array of disciplines (i.e. child development, early childhood education, art education, special education, human development, music education) and supervising lab students from these various courses.
Designs and implements an emergent negotiated curriculum utilizing currently accepted best practices and innovative techniques.
Leads activities in language development, perception and reading development, pre-academics, fine and gross motor skills, and social skill development.
Provides information about the techniques of the program to visitors.
Participates in staff development opportunities, including state-mandated workshops and in-service training.
Documents the children’s learning in various ways and makes this learning visible to parents, university students, and the children themselves.
Maintains a developmental portfolio for each child. Schedules and conducts annual home visits.
Performs related duties as required.

Work is performed independently under the general supervision of the Director and in cooperation with university faculty. Work is reviewed through periodic staff meetings, individual conferences, and observation of work performed.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position
Experience working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers
Thorough knowledge of the growth and development of young children and the ability to use this knowledge to plan and implement appropriate programs to meet children’s needs.
Thorough knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and educational techniques used in teaching preschool children 0 to 5 years of age.
The ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
The ability to maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, co-workers, and faculty associated with the program.
The ability to supervise students from the University doing practicum work in the program.
Experience in a university child development laboratory setting.
A personal philosophy embracing constructive guidance, social constructivist methods, an emergent, negotiated curriculum, documentation of children’s experiences and learning, the importance of community, and environment as co-teacher.
Must obtain criminal background check clearance.
Preferred Qualifications
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in early childhood education or early childhood special education with practicum/internship experience and related teacher certification (e.g., birth-kindergarten certification); or graduation fro

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Preschool Teacher

Location:

The College School
7825 Big Bend Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63119

Start Date: August 16, 2022

The College School, www.thecollegeschool.org, is an independent Preschool through Eighth Grade school in St. Louis, Missouri, with a focus on interdisciplinary, experiential, and outdoor education. We seek a competent, skilled, and passionate teacher who is a good fit for our unique learning community. We seek someone who is passionate about working with 4 to 5-year-old preschool students and who deeply believes that our youngest students are valuable contributors to our school and to society. The College School’s Early Childhood Program is influenced by the Reggio Emilia Approach.

The position involves:
Working with a co-teacher to guide, nurture, and love approximately 18-22 students

Collaborating with a teammate on the design and implementation of an engaging, age-appropriate, and experiential curriculum that is influenced by the Reggio Approach

Participating as a member of the larger preschool team

Actively participating in and contributing to the school’s broader professional community through meetings, committees, and professional development

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Director, Cyert Center for Early Education

Location:

The Cyert Center for Early Education

Start Date: August 15, 2022

The Cyert Center was founded in 1971 by working parents, for working parents. Since then, the Cyert Center has grown to a program that serves roughly 125 children on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University. The Cyert Center for Early Education-Penn Avenue opened in June of 2017 in response to the need for additional high quality childcare for the Carnegie Mellon University community. The Penn Avenue Center for Early Education serves 53 children. The Director oversees both locations with the Director’s office located on campus at the Cyert Center.

The Cyert Center for Early Education- Morewood Avenue and The Cyert Center for Early Education- Penn Avenue combine to create a community committed to the highest quality care and education for infants, toddlers, and young children. We believe that all children are thinkers, researchers, and problem solvers. Our program revolves around valuing the development of relationships, open dialogue, and collaboration, which we believe supports the development of strong relationships between all members of this community—children, parents, and educators and the communities beyond these walls.

The Director is passionate about early childhood education and has experience with the Reggio Emilia philosophy. This position is responsible for leading and managing the Cyert Center and the 6555 Penn Avenue Center for Early Education, enrollment, budget, external professional development and outreach, family engagement, planning and organization, and compliance/accreditation. The Director is responsible for making decisions when an emergency arises and informing the VP of Human Resources as soon as possible so needed support can be given and all those needed to know can be informed. This includes reporting information critical to the operation of the program. The Director works with the Assistant Directors to support the development of the 6555 Penn Avenue Center for Early Education connecting the mission and vision of the two locations.

The Director has 8 direct reports; the Cyert Center Younger Cluster Assistant Director, the Cyert Center Older Cluster Assistant Director, the 6555 Penn Avenue Center for Early Education Assistant Director, 2 Cyert Center Studio Educators, the Business Operations Specialist, the Program Assistant, and the Head Cook.
Core Responsibilities include:

Leadership and Management:

Leads and manages the Center consistent with the Centers mission and vision, effectively modeling and articulating the Reggio Emilia philosophy, and creating and maintaining a culture of respect, decorum, and enthusiasm.

Communicates proactively with staff and provides ongoing support through meetings, observations, and appropriate feedback
Connects daily with Younger and Older Cluster Educational Coordinators to understand and support each other in the daily operation of the Center
Facilitates weekly leadership meetings
Supervises kitchen staff and meets regularly to discuss systems, routines, and makes connections to the classroom
Manages budget, tuition, and strategic direction of the center
Outreach, Development, and Public Relations:

Coordinates Program for Collaborative Learning, the training arm of the Cyert Center for Early Education which provides opportunities for professional exchanges, training, and collaborations with other early childhood educators and administrators in dialogue with the Reggio Emilia Approach
Coordinates onsite visitation days, tours, and observations
Creates, implements, and coordinates outside consultation, seminar events, and educator presentations to the community
Manages PCL activities and budget
Represents the Center nationally and locally by serving on professional committees and participating in leadership roles of professional organizations (PAEYC, NAEYC, NAREA, NCCCC)
Prepares presentations and papers and collaborates on conference presentations
Participates in national and international efforts to enhance early childhood development and education
Maintains professionally current in the field of Early Childhood Education
Represents the Center at University functions and serves on Center Policy Board
Develops and coordinates University connections through student on-site observations, faculty and student visits, practicums, internships, student teaching, and research studies
Maintains information on resources available through the University that help support the work that goes on within the Program
Program and Family Engagement:

Fosters a sense of community among early childhood families.

Communicates proactively with families, and strives to understand and respond supportively to family values, needs, and concerns regarding the Center
Engages with teachers, parents, and children by visiting classrooms frequently and attending special activities
Serves on Parent Educator Committee and Parent Educator Working Groups, attending other meetings as necessary
Serves as a resource regarding developmental, family, and school choice issues
Responds to serious problems
Helps parents advocate for their children with special needs
Enrolls children and maintains proper numbers throughout the year
Works with Younger and Older Cluster Educational Coordinators to coordinate open house or tours for families on the waiting list
Supervises Program Assistant in her role of updating and maintaining the wait list
Compliance/Accreditation:

Operates the Center in compliance with state and national guidelines.

Coordinates NAEYC accreditation process and DPW licensing procedure, in collaboration with Younger and Older Cluster Educational Coordinators and Educators
Holds Younger and Older Cluster Educational Coordinators accountable for compliance with DPW regulations and NAEYC standards
Maintains staff files, and supervises Senior Administrative Coordinator in her role of updating new staff files
Supervises Program Assistant in her role of updating and maintaining children’€™s files
Keeps abreast of health-related issues to keep the Center’€™s written health policies current, and connects with health care consultant as needed
Other duties as assigned

Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

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Teacher and Graduate Student – Boulder Journey School

Location:

Boulder Journey School
Boulder, Colorado

Start Date: August 1, 2022

The Boulder Journey School Teacher Education Program is a unique, one-year employment opportunity where you can study the Reggio Emilia Approach in an intimate way through the direct application of Reggio-inspired coursework in an Early Childhood classroom. During this one year, you will earn a Master’s Degree from University of Colorado Denver and a Colorado Teaching License at a significantly reduced tuition rate (non-residents are granted in-state tuition). For more information please visit:

https://www.boulderjourneyschool.com/ma–license-teacher-education-residency-program.html

Responsibilities & Duties:
Participate in a Study Trip to Reggio Emilia, Italy
Co-teach with a Mentor Teacher in a classroom and take on the daily responsibilities of a classroom teacher
Design and engage in opportunities for leadership and advocacy in the field of Early Childhood Education
Engage in ongoing collaboration and reflection on teaching practice with a cohort of peers
Co-construct a contextual curriculum with children and adults
Innovate new early childhood practices

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Pre-k Teacher

Location:

Urban Sprouts Child Development Center
University City, MO 63130

Start Date: August 15, 2022

Urban Sprouts Child Development Center believes that the purpose of early childhood education should be to ignite and nurture every child’s natural curiosity and interest in the world around them. Through the Reggio Inspired approach, our children are given rich and diverse experiences in order to fully and joyfully engage the world around them.

We are looking for candidates to join our team that are as passionate as we are about developing the whole child. Enthusiastic Team Players are needed!

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Preschool Director

Location:

YMCA of the Rockies
Estes Park, Colorado, 80511

Start Date: August 29, 2022

– Responsible for record keeping as dictated by State of Colorado Child Care Standards and the Program Director
– Responsible for meeting State of Colorado Child Care Regulations.
– Organize curriculum and instruction for students 6 weeks to 5.
– Responsible for scheduling of staff and daily student schedules.
– Responsible for communicating with the parents of students.
– Hire, train, and supervise staff of 6-10.
– Supervise children when necessary.
– Maintain facility and equipment.
– Predict, prevent, identify and respond to safety issues for children in his/her care.
– Uphold Policies and Procedures as it relates to childcare licensing, YMCA policies, and ACA guidelines.
– Must attend required trainings and meetings.
– Assist in opening or closing the preschool as assigned.
– Participate in daily cleaning of program buildings as assigned.
– Work in other departments or program areas as assigned.

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Early Childhood Educator

Location:

Ventana School
1040 Border Road,
Los Altos CA 94024

Start Date: August 8, 2022

PRESCHOOL TEACHER / Early Childhood Educator – Job Opening
Seeking creative educators committed to inquiry and social-emotional learning.
School Overview
Ventana School is a Reggio-Emilia inspired school where learning becomes a joint venture between children and teachers. At all ages and grade levels, we practice inquiry-based teaching that encourages cross-curricular connections and critical thinking. Social-emotional learning is a vital part of our curriculum and approach. www.ventanaschool.org
Ventana is a Reggio inspired, independent preschool – 5th grade school located in the beautiful Los Altos hills. We are seeking a preschool teacher who can passionately and joyfully support children’s play, exploration, inquiry, and creative/critical thinking. We promote experiences that build a child’s relationship with the natural world and use of materials as “languages” of expression. We practice project-based teaching and learning at all levels and provide children with many experiences and materials to express and represent their thinking.
If you are interested in an inspired, co-learning, team-teaching experience, please consider applying. Hours are 7:30/8:00 a.m – 3:30 p.m for a total of 36 hours per week.
What makes teaching at Ventana different:
● Inquiry-based teaching with opportunities to create emergent curriculum
● Space and time to build relationships with students and teach social-emotional skills
● The Reggio-Emilia approach to education promotes the use of artistic disciplines to invite, and extend, learning at all age levels
● Focus on collaboration between teachers and across disciplines
● Administration that is committed to eliciting the perspectives of teachers
We are looking for teachers who:
● Demonstrate commitment to inquiry-based learning
● Have strong understanding of the Reggio-Emilia approach
● Understand the importance of building relationships with children and families
● Are reflective practitioners
● Are flexible and creative
Successful candidates will be well-versed in the social-emotional needs of a diverse preschool population and able to collaborate and communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
Essential Job Functions
Job duties include but are not limited to:
● Supporting learning inquiry and active student participation by developing age-appropriate project work through thoughtful reflection on student interests, passions, and dialogues
● Maintain a Reggio-inspired classroom environment that is aesthetically pleasing, invites inquiry, and is child-centered
● Supervising children at all times
● Presenting daily provocations and activities to students to create a rich, joyful learning environment
● Modeling Ventana’s Core Values
● Providing well-written, consistent, and timely communications, using a variety of channels (i.e. email, in-person)
● Collaborating daily/weekly with co-teachers, specialists, and the Director of Early Childhood Education
● Monitoring student progress through consistent observations
● Preparing written reports for each student once per year by specified deadline
● Preparing portfolios for each student at the end of the year
● Facilitating a democratic community through classroom meetings, conflict resolution strategies, and a view of the child as ‘competent’ in both solving problems and contributing to solutions ● Attending and fully participating in school-wide functions and admissions events
Benefits for employees who work more than 30 hours per week:
● Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
● Lay Employee Retirement Plan
Compensation:
Pay is between $27 – $29 per hour and is commensurate with education and experience
Qualifications
● Applicants must have at least 12 units in ECE/CD
● 2 years of teaching experience preferred (but not required)
Applications accepted now – Please send the following documents to: office@ventanaschool.org
Your application will be considered complete and reviewed by our hiring committee when ALL of the following documents are received.
● Cover letter
● Resume
● A brief statement of your early childhood philosophy of teaching/learning
All complete applications will be received and reviewed until the position is filled.

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The Mount Vernon School – Preschool Faculty

Location:

The Mount Vernon School
471 Mount Vernon Highway NE
Atlanta, GA

Start Date: July 25, 2022

Summary

The Mount Vernon School is seeking full-time teachers to join our Preschool. With low child to teacher ratios, our school adheres to the highest standards and is NAEYC Accredited. We believe that children learn best in a play-based environment, where teachers shape the activities and environment to best serve each child’s individual needs. We also believe in teacher learning and growth and provide robust opportunities for training and conferences during the school year.

Role & Responsibilities
• Embodying the School’s mission and advancing the School’s vision
• Planning and facilitating learning experiences
• Co-designing curriculum and assessment with the Head of Grade, Learning Coaches, Connections teachers, Experts in Residents, and External Experts
• Curating comprehensive records of performance, progress, and goals through standards-based grading, ePortfolios, and conferencing
• Communicating and collaborating with families, learning coaches, and outside providers
• Maintaining and organizing an innovative and collaborative learning environment
• Initiating professional growth opportunities
• Participating in an all-school Research & Design Team
• Adhering to responsibilities such as carpool duty, lunch and recess supervisions, field trip chaperoning, and faculty meetings
• Contributing to School life beyond the classroom including Family Nights, arts and athletic events, and graduation
• Embodying the School’s mission and advancing the School’s vision
• Planning and facilitating learning experiences
• Co-designing curriculum and assessment with the Head of Grade, Learning Coaches, Connections teachers, Experts in Residents, and External Experts
• Curating comprehensive records of performance, progress, and goals through standards-based grading, ePortfolios, and conferencing
• Communicating and collaborating with families, learning coaches, and outside providers
• Maintaining and organizing an innovative and collaborative learning environment
• Initiating professional growth opportunities
• Participating in an all-school Research & Design Team
• Adhering to responsibilities such as carpool duty, lunch and recess supervisions, field trip chaperoning, and faculty meetings
• Contributing to School life beyond the classroom including Family Nights, arts and athletic events, and graduation

The faculty and staff of The Mount Vernon School believe the fair and equitable treatment of employees is critical to fulfilling its mission and purpose. It is the policy of The Mount Vernon School to conduct business and provide equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws

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The Mount Vernon School Job Fair for Preschool and Extended Play!

Location:

The Mount Vernon School
471 Mount Vernon Highway NE
Atlanta GA

Start Date: July 19, 2022

Join us to explore employment opportunities with the Mount Vernon School Preschool and Extended Play! We have full time and part time positions available! We are also looking to build our sub roster!

July 19th & July 20th 9:30am-1:30pm each day

We will be hosting in person interviews with the Director of Preschool and the Director of Extended Play on our beautiful campus!

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Teacher/Back Office Support

Location:

Golden Gate Art & Nature LLC
3429 Sacramento street
San Francisco CA 94118

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Golden Gate Art & Nature LLC
3308 Sacramento street
San Francisco CA 94118

Park Presidio/Forest

Start Date: July 18, 2022

Golden Gate Art & Nature is seeking part & full-time teachers to join our Enrichment program located in San Francisco.

http://www.ggartnature.com

Responsibilities & Duties:
*Co-Teach with a Mentor Teacher in our Art studio & nature program in the Forest.
*Take photos & learn how to do documentation.
*Observe groups of children & learn how to implement curriculum based on their interests & cultivating subject matter to expose and inspire interest.
*Provide a safe & inspiring environment & experiences for the children.
*Attend Narea conferences and have a strong desire to go deep into knowing more about the Reggio Inspired philosophy.
* Show dedication to putting away \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\”Loose-Parts\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\” into their homes & nurturing the 3rd Teacher the environment.

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Lead Teacher (Toddler or Pre-K)

Location:

KLA Schools of Horizon West
8185 Summerlake Groves St
Winter Garden, FL 34787

Start Date: July 11, 2022

As a school, we appreciate and encourage our educators’ professional development as a resource in understanding more and more about the child’s thinking and learning processes. We provide an environment that fosters opportunities for our teachers to grow personally and professionally.

When you become part of our teaching team, you become part of a family of educators who are supportive, caring and passionate. Not just with children, but with each other.

DESCRIPTION:

We are looking to hire a full-time Lead Teacher for our Horizon West (Winter Garden, FL) location.

This excellent career opportunity is perfect for energetic and enthusiastic specialists in early childhood education who have a passion for teaching and enriching the lives of our younger children (ages 12 months to 36 months).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides meaningful and enriching experiences for children aligned with their developmental milestones
Works together with a team of enthusiastic individuals dedicated to providing high quality education
Documents daily happenings as well as observations of student growth
Creates and maintains positive relationships with children and families
Maintains a safe, loving and nurturing environment for children

Schedule:

Day shift
Monday to Friday

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Jungle preschool looking for inspiring, engaging educators in Panama

Location:

Manglares Discovery School located in Playa Venao in Panama

Start Date: August 22, 2022

We are looking for adventurous, fun, and creative teachers to join us! Manglares Discovery School is a private microschool in its fourth year, set at a secluded, natural jungle campus. Our students range from age 3 to age 11 and the school serves the nearby beach community of Playa Venao. The area offers much potential in terms of inquiry extensions. For example, the campus is home to a waterfall; we get almost daily visits from three species of monkeys and other birds and animals. The local community has various interesting cultural traditions.

We started with a single, early-education classroom, but have since expanded into elementary grades. We are now looking for a lead teacher to continue to reinforce the Reggio philosophy in the early years program (age 3-5).

Our teachers bring diverse perspectives and love engaging with the children. The candidate(s) must embrace positive discipline, be open-minded and willing to adapt and incorporate various learning tools, pay attention to the students’ learning needs & interests, lead discussions, inspire collaboration and reflection, model a love of learning. The candidate(s) must have experience being in a classroom and display familiarity with teaching phonics and grade-level math.

If you believe in developing the whole child, love working with children, believe that life is an adventure, love nature, believe in the hidden potential of children, and want to try working at a growing school in a tropical location, this position might be a great fit for you!

The position requires relocation to rural Panama. Playa Venao is often regarded the surfing capital of Panama with consistent year-round waves. The candidate(s) must be willing to adjust to a new environment & culture (a slower pace of life) and enjoy nature (or learn to embrace it)

The class size ranges from 8 to 12 children. Our school is focused on developing the whole child; academic as well as social and emotional well being.

Our website describes our school in more detail (https://manglares.rocks). Or on Instagram (@manglaresedu)

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Director of Curriculum and Staff Development (Early Childhood)

Location:

Temple Israel Early Childhood Learning Center
New York, NY 10021

Start Date: August 15, 2022

We are seeking a Director of Curriculum and Staff Development that will serve much as a Pedagogista does in a Reggio School. Our ideal candidate respects, cherishes, and values children’s learning and has deep experience in a similar school. They will serve as a mentor, guide, and leader to our faculty in several key areas:

Curriculum Development:
• Support and collaborate with educational staff to continually deepen their thinking about teaching and learning and their ability to construct meaningful and responsive learning experiences.
• Work closely with teaching teams to develop and foster investigations in the classroom.
• Observe regularly in classrooms to provide feedback, guidance and to develop relationships with educators and students.

Documentation:
• Work with teachers on creating bulletin boards, panel documentation, etc. to make children’s learning visible.
• Support creation of journey binders.
• Supervise teacher’s regular blog postings.

Supervision and Staff Development:
• Cultivate an atmosphere of reciprocal respect and support for educators.
• Meet regularly with teaching teams and/or age cohorts to guide the development of investigations and to ensure philosophical alignment.
• Create and develop a regular meeting schedule for individual teachers for goal setting and growth.
• Create and maintain resource library for faculty.
• Oversee and design ongoing professional development for teachers to achieve individual and school wide growth.
• Plan and implement regular staff meetings (Fridays) that include guest speakers, classroom sharing and attention to growth opportunities for the school.

Materials and Environment:
• Oversee ordering for and maintenance of Materials Shed.
• Ensure the environment’s role as the third teacher.

Parent Communication:
• Build positive relationships with parents and families.
• Develop and plan opportunities for parents to learn about classroom curriculum.

Administration:
• Attend/assist with school wide events.
• Serve as part of the leadership team of the school and the programming team of the Temple.
• Oversee compliance with Department of Health, article 47.

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Preschool Teacher for 2022-23 school year – $28-32/hour

Location:

The Discovery School
at Bay Area Discovery Museum
Sausalito, CA 94965

Start Date: August 15, 2022

POSITION SUMMARY
The Discovery School (TDS) at Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) seeks a Preschool Teacher for the 2022-23 school year. As a member of a teaching team, the Preschool Teacher will provide daily care and supervision of children enrolled in the Discovery School program, collaborate with their teaching team, and work directly with families and the school leadership.

Ideal candidates will have deep commitment to and passion for learning along with a growth mindset, some experience co-creating an inquiry-based curriculum and documenting learning, knowledge of child development, love and respect for young children and their capabilities, and interest in serving in an entrepreneurial and evolving school community.

The Discovery School is a Reggio-inspired preschool. Our program is the only museum-based preschool in California, and we draw upon BADM’s 30 years of child-directed, open-ended, inquiry-driven learning, as well as best practices in creativity development from BADM’s research. We are fortunate to offer a low student to teacher ratio and an incredibly engaged parent community. BADM also provides an unmatched location, on 7.5 acres of National Park land at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge and with immediate access to the beach, coastal habitat, historic batteries and hiking trails.

This is a full-time position working a Monday – Friday schedule from 8:00am to 4:30pm. This non-exempt position pays up to a rate of $28.00-$32.00 per hour, less applicable withholdings. The teaching calendar runs from mid-August to early June. Preschool Teachers may be eligible for separate employment opportunities that may exist with BADM’s camp staff while TDS is not in session.

All BADM positions require up-to-date proof of COVID vaccination.

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Ensures the safety and supports the wellbeing (emotional, physical, cognitive, and behavioral) of all children enrolled in the program.

Works collaboratively with children and educator team in thoughtful and creative planning and preparing of learning activities and curriculum development inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach, aligned with clear intentions, and best practices for young children.

Observes, reflects and documents individual and group experiences and works collaboratively to collect, display and disseminate documentation.

Aids the research teams that work with The Discovery School students; utilizes BADM research to inform the planning and preparation of the curriculum.

Builds positive, supportive relationships with families

Participates in regular communication with families regarding the daily preschool experiences as well as specifically written communication on Parent & Teacher Dialogue Days to share documentation related to the development of their child, as well as including goal setting for children’s individual development.

Collaboratively writes regular reflections, sharing documentation of preschool experiences to serve as digital communication with all families.

Participates in professional development meetings, workshops, and conferences.

Ensures proper maintenance and cleanliness of classroom and supplies daily.

Attends school and class events

May assist and support other BADM programming, including during fundraisers, festivals, and other programs.

Communicates and works collaboratively with all other museum departments.

Additional duties as required.

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Lead Toddler Teacher

Location:

Montessori Day School of Brooklyn
Brooklyn NY 11238

Start Date: July 11, 2022

The candidate should hold a certificate in Infant/ toddler Montessori instruction. the candidate must also have experience working in a Montessori preschool program with a true commitment and passion for early childhood education, the Montessori approach, and progressive education. The candidate must possess skills to work well on a teaching team, be flexible and positive. The ideal candidate will work to follow the children\\\’s interests, create and adapt the curriculum, and work closely with their team to provide the best possible classroom experience for the children.Experience working in an AMS Montessori environment preferred

Strong desire for professional growth and development

Proficiency in technology (Microsoft Word, Excel, Google apps, School Communication apps i.e Tadpoles, ParentSquare, BrightWheel)

Strong ability to communicate effectively with team members, parents, and administrators

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Co-Teacher

Location:

The First Presbyterian Day School, Hilton Head Island, SC

Start Date: July 1, 2022

Looking for passionate and engaging educators working along side our preschool children age 2-5. Our educators provide a nurturing learning environment that enhances the physical, emotional, cognitive, linguistic, and creative development of each child.
As an Early Childhood Educator you will:
-collaborate with a co-teacher and atelierista (studio teacher) on a daily basis to bring authentic learning experience to children
-engage in the thoughtful and creative implementation of Reggio
-partner with children and guide their learning experiences
-build strong relationships with families communicating frequently and effectively
-observe, reflect, and document to make learning visible
-keep anecdotal records of each child to create learning stories that shows a progression of skill, interest, and experience
-participate in professional development meetings, workshops, and conferences

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Lead and Assistant teachers

Location:

Winston Prouty Early Learning Center
Brattleboro, VT

Start Date: August 22, 2022

Full-time (7:30-4:00 which include 30 min of prep and closing with the team without children) positions for a new toddler classroom to open in the fall.

Teachers are responsible for working with their team to plan and implement curriculum, to reflect on the children’s learning and their classroom practice in an ongoing way, and to document learning over time. We strive for collaboration among colleagues so being willing to receive and offer feedback on center-wide practice is also expected.

We have a unique staffing structure which offers full-time teachers 10 hours a week scheduled out of ratio, in order to plan, document, and collaborate with other colleagues.

We have a 100+ acre campus including a pond and trails that teachers and children regularly explore, and we spend much of the day outside.

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Preschool Classroom or Inclusion Teacher Position

Location:

Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool
3434 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305

Start Date: June 20, 2022

Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool in Atlanta is an independent early childhood program recognized for its quality learning environment inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach, supportive inclusion program, beautiful indoor and outdoor learning environments, and vibrant parent community supported by a collegial and collaborative staff.
We are currently looking for innovative teachers to work with young children. Experience in early childhood settings with a disposition to work collaboratively is required. Familiarity with the Reggio Emilia Approach or willingness to learn is desired.

We are looking for classroom teachers and inclusion teachers.

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