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Preschool Educator

Location:

Windy Meadows

Start Date: October 12, 2020

Preschool Educator for Children’s Collective Palo Alto, CA
Seeking a teacher for a small group of families who have decided to homeschool and shelter in
together for the 2020-2021 school year.
This educator would be responsible for a preschool-aged cohort and would plan and execute an
education program for these children in partnership with other teachers. This program would be
focused on a reggio emilia-inspired, play-based, child-led program and outdoor education. The
families value kindness and empathy towards others as the most important quality and are
looking for teachers who can guide their children through the school year with awareness and
compassion.
The ideal candidate would be able to be highly flexible and adaptable to the role and be able to
work with other teachers and specialists. This candidate would be a team player and be
prepared to lead and follow the other teachers as needed. Flexibility in schedule and the ability
to shelter in with the families and follow a shelter protocol is also important.
This is an opportunity to work with other innovative educators who are interested in creating,
learning, and exploring with each other, the children, and the families. It is also an opportunity
to teach in-person for the entire school year and to build deep relationships with the small
cohort.
This is a full-time live-out position of 40 hours a week. Monthly salary equivalent to 85K/year,
Healthcare (+dental/vision), 401K, housing stipend and moving costs up to $2500.

Responsibilities
– Lead, set up, and organize play and exploration areas for preschool aged children in
collaboration with outdoor educator
– Manage inventory for preschool aged cohort.
– Research and design reggio emilia and play-based experiences for children.
– Assist outdoor educator on weekly field trips.
– Document and communicate children’s progress to families which includes but is not
limited to a daily facebook post, weekly email, weekly newsletter blurb, quarterly
individual reflections for each student and quarterly parent meetings.
– Create safe opportunities for children to build confidence in physical movement
– Research and develop social emotional learning opportunities for children that are
age-appropriate.
– Guide children to build inquiry skills: observe, document, investigate, problem solve.
– Filling in for other teachers when they are absent
– Keeping the learning environment and office space organized and clean
– Participate in group collaborations and activities
– Participate in professional development
– Find opportunities to support other teachers.

Qualities
– Passion for learning and teaching
– Calm and patient
– Team player
– A true sense of adventure, curiosity, and compassion
– A love of the outdoors
– Creative
– Flexibly
– A problem solver
– Adaptive
Qualifications
– Ability to pass an in-depth background check
– Valid driver’s license
– Bachelor’s degree or higher
– 2+ years experience working in a preschool setting.
– Comfortable self-managing and taking direct feedback
– Flexibility to shelter in with the families

If this position is of interest to you please send a resume and cover letter to
educator@shastagroup.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Preschool Educator

Location:

Laurelwood Community Preschool
4710 Waxhaw-Marvin Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Suburb of Charlotte, NC

Start Date: January 4, 2021

We are looking for an experienced educator to work with our four/fives class as a co-teacher. This position is full-time, Monday – Friday approximately 6:45 am to 3:00 pm. On Tuesdays, there is a staff meeting until 4:15 pm. We are a year-round school.

Highlights of Position
• Supports the social and emotional development of children through the use of conflict resolution, reflective listening and inquiry
• Utilizes the environment as the third teacher by creating a beautiful, intentional and stimulating indoor and outdoor classroom
• Communicates regularly with parents in order to make learning visible through daily and weekly documentation such as notes, portfolios, emails, documentation boards, etc.
• Seeks parents and family input as a way to extend projects, reflect on past work and build relationships in our Laurelwood community
• Collaborates with colleagues to analyze and interpret documentation and envision/create the next steps for small group exploration
• Comfortable working in an environment where the children’s interests serve as the catalyst for learning versus a predetermined curriculum
• Appreciation for and a desire to scaffold nature-based education
• Attends school events, activities outside of the classroom, weekly staff meeting
• Utilizes research, documentation, and assessments to guide teaching and curriculum. NC Foundations is heavily utilized.
• Holds parent-teacher conferences twice per year. Meets with parents at other times as deemed necessary.

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Early Childhood Educators- Prek and Preschool

Location:

Hanna Fenichel Center for Child Development

Start Date: October 1, 2020

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.

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Teacher and Graduate Student – Boulder Journey School

Location:

Boulder Journey School
1919 Yarmouth Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304

Start Date: August 2, 2021

Description:
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: http://educators.boulderjourneyschool.com/teacher-education-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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Atelierista/ Reggio Emilia Inspired Preschool Lead Teacher

Location:

Kindergarten School in Yorba Linda, California

Start Date: January 13, 2020

We are currently searching for an atelierista and/or a preschool lead teacher to join our enthusiastic and passionate team of teachers.

The position is for 32-40 hours per week and your main responsibility will be to guide and mentor the teaching team while role modelling exemplary practice.

As an atelierista, you will be required to mentor your colleagues to think critically and be reflective of their practice while making the learning visible within their classrooms. From time to time, you will be required to prepare presentations to share with parents and interactive workshops for your colleagues. You will provide support to your colleagues when required to improve their ability to observe and document children’s thinking, ideas and responses.

As a teacher, you are required to participate in our teaching team who is committed to ensuring that our children receive the best care and education possible, possess the knowledge, understanding, and successful execution of learning strategies which support all students in active inquiry is a team player with a good sense of humour and is passionate about teaching and learning!

You will be joining a group of dedicated, passionate professionals whose focus is very much on the child within our environment. Our well-resourced centre is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We derive our philosophy from Te Whāriki, Reggio Emilia and RIE.

In return, we offer the successful candidate supportive management, professional development opportunities both locally and internationally and competitive remuneration.

If this sounds like you and you have a minimum of 2-5 years’ solid experience working in Reggio Emilia inspired environments and be legally entitled to work in the United States we would love to hear from you!

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Lead Teacher Nido (1 year old) Classroom

Location:

KLA Schools of Chamblee

Start Date: September 11, 2020

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 children.

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.

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Early Childhood Educator – Classroom Teacher

Location:

The Children’s Meetinghouse
Concord, Massachusetts

Start Date: October 1, 2020

We are looking for a new member on our team of early childhood teachers who feel inspired and excited about the Reggio Emilia philosophy. Our school is located in Concord, MA in beautiful surroundings and has a huge playground area. As a small program with plenty of space and possibilities, we are proud to have generous teacher to child ratios. We serve children from ages four months to five years in our two mixed age classrooms.

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Pre-K General Studies Teacher

Location:

Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School, Washington, D.C.

Start Date: August 31, 2020

MILTON is currently seeking a creative and innovative full-time Pre K teacher who is ready to embrace constructivist learning through interactions with children and the environment in combination with teaching and developing foundational academic skills with developmentally appropriate practices in mind.
Teachers are expected to:
• Successfully plan and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligned with educational philosophy and learning goals;
• Demonstrate an understanding of developmental stages and needs of young children;
• Possess skills in observation and assessment to plan learning activities;
• Understand the technology required to document and to communicate the leaning progress of children;
• Willingness to communicate and collaborate as a member of a dynamic learning team;
• Value families as partners in the child’s learning and care;
• Perform duties to maintain a safe and clean environment for children;
• Perform other duties as determined by director

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