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Head of Primary School

Location:

St. Francis Episcopal School of Houston
Houston, TX

Start Date: July 1, 2020

The Head of Primary School reports to the Head of School. In order to create a dynamic learning environment, division heads are charged with the comprehensive responsibility of all curricular, non-curricular, religious and life skills development and activities involving students and faculty of the primary school. In addition, the division head oversees the recruitment, hiring and supervision and evaluation of the primary school’s instructional staff and support personnel.

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Lead and Resident Teachers

Location:

Compositive Primary
Aurora, Colorado

Start Date: July 29, 2020

Are you…
Creative, flexible, and innovative?
Collaborative, reflective, and resilient?
Driven by a commitment to change the status quo in education?
Passionate about empowering children to make a difference in the world?

Do you want to…
Cultivate wonder and joy in learning?
Collaborate with others to start a small, innovative school?
Facilitate inquiry in primary students?
Design curriculum that inspires and excites while meeting the needs of each child?
Work hard, receive feedback, grow, and learn?

Do you have…
A deep belief that every child can thrive?
A commitment to inquiry-based curriculum?
An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility?
A commitment to building and maintaining a strong, positive culture of learning and achievement, well-being, and belonging?
Excellent written and verbal communication skills?

Compositive Primary, a new school serving three year olds through 5th grade, located on the Fitzsimons Innovation Campus in Aurora, Colorado, is now seeking exceptional educators to be part of the faculty team.

Teacher Responsibilities:

Contribute to a positive school culture through connections with students, faculty, and families
Collaborate with fellow teachers and administrators to develop inquiry-based curricula that develop in students the capacity to reflect and learn, recognize and act, care and connect, and engage and serve
Foster a positive learning environment in all areas, demonstrating dedication to instilling joy in learning for all students
Ensure that every child feels seen and heard and has a sense of belonging
Collaborate and communicate effectively with parents, colleagues, and all members of the school community
Serve as a steward for school support, managing classroom budgets and respecting resources
Mentor and coach resident teacher
Participate in all aspects of school programming and activities
Work to uphold the mission, vision, and goals of the school
Other duties as assigned

Lead Teacher Responsibilities:

Actively monitor, record, and communicate individual progress made by every child
Guide and mentor a resident teacher in a collaborative teaching model

Resident Teacher Responsibilities:

Work and learn from lead teacher in creating a collaborative, joyful classroom environment

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Materials/Fine Arts Atelierista and Storytelling/Literacy Atelierista

Location:

Compositive Primary
Aurora, Colorado

Start Date: July 29, 2020

Are you…
Creative, flexible, and innovative?
Collaborative, reflective, and resilient?
Driven by a commitment to inquiry and play in education?
Passionate about empowering children to make a difference in the world?

Do you want to…
Cultivate wonder and joy in learning?
Collaborate with others to start a small, innovative school?
Facilitate inquiry in primary and pre-primary students?
Design curriculum that inspires and excites while meeting the needs of each child?
Work hard, receive feedback, grow, and learn?

Do you have…
A deep belief that every child can thrive?
A commitment to inquiry-based curriculum?
An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility?
A commitment to building and maintaining a strong, positive culture of learning and achievement, well-being, and belonging?
Excellent written and verbal communication skills?

Compositive Primary, a new school serving three year olds through 5th grade, located on the Fitzsimons Innovation Campus in Aurora, Colorado, is now seeking exceptional educators to be part of the faculty team.

Responsibilities
Contribute to a positive school culture through connections with students, faculty, and families
Collaborate with fellow teachers and administrators to develop inquiry-based curricula that develop in students the capacity to reflect and learn, recognize and act, care and connect, and engage and serve
Foster a positive learning environment in all areas, demonstrating dedication to instilling joy in learning for all students
Ensure that every child feels seen and heard and has a sense of belonging
Actively document, support, and communicate individual progress made by every child
Collaborate and communicate effectively with parents, colleagues, and all members of the school community
Serve as a steward for school support, managing classroom budgets and respecting resources
Participate in all aspects of school programming and activities
Work to uphold the mission, vision, and goals of the school
Other duties as assigned

Additionally, the Storytelling/Literacy Atelierista will
Engage the school community in exciting provocations and explorations of captivating storytelling
Work one-on-one with students to support reading and literacy growth
Support classroom teachers through literacy and storytelling investigations and provocations
Organize and curate a contemporary and relevant collection of books and literacy materials for use throughout the school
Push-in to classrooms with enticing projects that deepen learning and inquiry

Additionally, the Materials/Fine Arts Atelierista will
Engage the school community in exciting provocations and explorations of captivating materials
Work closely with classroom teachers to develop long-term projects and explorations that deepen inquiry
Organize and curate a substantive and ever-growing materials library overflowing with provocative, upcycled, and natural objects
Push-in to classrooms with enticing projects that deepen learning and inquiry

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Program Coordinator and Teacher

Location:

First Presbyterian Nursery School
1248 Second Street
Santa Monica CA 90401

Start Date: March 1, 2019

We are now accepting applications for Program Coordinator and Teacher positions starting Spring and Fall 2020.

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Early Childhood Teacher

Location:

Whittle School & Studios
Brooklyn, NY

Start Date: July 6, 2020

Our Early Childhood Teachers are inspired by the Reggio Emilia model grounded in student autonomy and discovery of the world, demonstrating practices that reflect this approach by encouraging student independence, spontaneity, curiosity, and by always asking more questions than giving answers. Respect for our young learners is at the core of our Early Learning program. The Early Childhood Teacher collaborates with, and is supported by, the Early Childhood Associate Teacher. Mandarin speaking ELC teachers drive immersive bilingual education teaching for our youngest learners.

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Director, Reggio-inspired Preschool

Location:

Laurelwood Community Preschool
Waxhaw, NC (suburb of Charlotte, NC)

Start Date: January 2, 2020

• Visionary personality and perspective needed to carry school forward. Strong, independent, self-motivated individual who is confident in running a school and has a clear vision and direction of where and how s/he wants to lead the school.
• Highly-organized and detail-oriented individual comfortable with adhering to the recordkeeping required by state licensing and sanitation
• Proponent of the natural sciences understanding the importance of children’s connection with nature. Enthusiastically supports our outdoor natural learning environment
• Ensures high-standards of cleanliness and an overall aesthetic beauty for the school
• Operates child care software and utilizes it to the fullest potential, encouraging staff to do the same
• Schedules to ensure the center is properly staffed. Willing to fill in where needed when no other substitutes are available (e.g., Operations Assistant, Educators and Extended Care Teachers).
• Coordinates activities/working relationship between Parent Advisory Board and school staff
• Leads staff meetings and school functions and participates in outside meetings, professional development, etc.
• Understands from a website perspective what is quality material to be posted and from a documentation standpoint what layout and photos make the written word visually appealing.
• Posts important snapshots of the school’s life on social media such as Facebook and Instagram
• Inspires creative work from staff both in writing/layout of documentation as well as repurposing/reimagining regular, home-like items into the school
• Maintains a professional relationship with staff while still being approachable, warm and friendly

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Early Childhood Educator

Location:

Crescent Park Child Development Center
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Start Date: December 1, 2019

Crescent Park is an innovative, Reggio-inspired, play-based early childhood education program for children (18 months to five years) and families of Silicon Valley and the Bay Area.  Nestled in the heart of Palo Alto, Crescent Park welcomes over 150 families each year who partner with us to provide a high-quality, progressive approach to education. We are known for our rich, “magical”, engaging environments and Indoor/Outdoor flow, where the educators are stationary and the children flow naturally through the spaces. Not only are children granted the opportunity to explore their environment freely, but this flow gives educators the opportunity to build a unique culture within their spaces–the Construction Lab, Outdoor Classroom, Art Studio, and Light/Resource Space–alongside the support of their co-teachers.

Educators are given an incredible amount of creative freedom and flexibility within their work, and are encouraged to tie their unique passions and interests as individuals into their work with children. We’re seeking self-starters who value collaboration, innovative thinking, a passion for working with children, and who are eager to partner with us in cultivating an intentional learning community.

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Teacher and Graduate Student – Boulder Journey School

Location:

Boulder Journey School

Start Date: August 3, 2020

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).

Participate in a Study Trip to Reggio Emilia, Italy
Team-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

For more information please visit: http://educators.boulderjourneyschool.com/teacher-education-program.html

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Early Childhood Educator

Location:

The Nest Nursery School/Atlanta, GA

Start Date: November 4, 2019

We are seeking a passionate educator to work with toddlers at The Nest Nursery School, a full-day, year-round early childhood program located in Atlanta.

Interested persons should be loving, reliable, research-oriented, creative, have a good work ethic, be able to work in a dynamic & high energy environment, and be a team player as you will be working with a team of 3 co-teachers.

This position is a unique opportunity to see and be part of human development at the very beginning, when so much happens! There is also the potential for you to move up (looping) with your group of children until they leave our Reggio-inspired school at age four or five.

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Teacher

Location:

Untitled No. 1 School
Santa Monica, California

Start Date: November 4, 2019

Full-time early childhood teacher in a Santa Monica preschool for children aged 4-5. Setting is a house converted to a center that maintains home-like environment. (See website: untitledno1.org)
Program hours are Monday-Friday 7:30am-6pm, so full-time shifts are 7:30am – 4pm and 9:30am-6pm.
Collaborate with team teachers, director, and founder in pedagogical and professional development – teaching and learning of teachers and children. This includes, for example, preparation and study of quotidian documentation on what children demonstrate (their actions/ideas-theories/interests), and cyclical observation/planning/assessment-reflection of small group inquiries (aka investigations, provocations, invitations) that teachers develop with intention in order to maximize the learning potential of each child. This work requires teachers to create effective learning environments, again in collaboration with the team.
Participate with founder and director in monthly Family Forums: whole parent group meets 6-7pm.

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Head Teacher /Project Manager – Tijuana Mexico

Location:

The Nest
Tijuana, Mexico

Start Date: November 1, 2019

The Pedagogical Institute of Los Angeles (PILA) is a US-based non-profit looking for a full-time teacher/project coordinator to work in an early education center just across the border in Tijuana (10 minutes from the San Ysidro crossing). We serve refugee and migrant families who are awaiting their immigration interview and are living in shelters.

We offer:
-a constructivist environment for 24 preschool-age children
-a parent-toddler program for 10 children from 1-3 years old

Teacher/Project Coordinator will oversee the smooth running of The Nest, supervise volunteers, and communicate closely with PILA.

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