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Atelierista

La Scuola International School is looking for experienced candidates to cover the position of Reggio Emilia Approach Atelierista – Instructional Coordinator for our school in San Francisco.

Duties will include:

 Develop and coordinate implementation of curriculum for both Preschool and Elementary School with regard to the Atelier teaching activities and the entire Art section of the curriculum;

 Supervise curriculum with regard to Reggio Emilia Approach methodology and International Baccalaureate;

  Plan, organize, and conduct teacher training conferences or workshops on Reggio Emilia approach and International Baccalaureate;

 Assess and discuss implementation of education standards with school staff, with particular regard to the School’s standards consistency with Reggio Emilia Approach and International Baccalaureate;

 Review and recommend textbooks and other educational materials, with specific regard to art materials and supplies;

  Recommend teaching techniques and the use of different or new technologies, in accordance with Reggio Emilia approach and International Baccalaureate standards;

 Assisting and training other teachers in the development of classroom environments and projected curriculum experiences, consistent with Reggio Emilia Approach and International Baccalaureate standards;

 Develop procedures for teachers to implement Reggio Emilia Approach in their curriculum;

  Setting up the School’s Ateliers and the materials in them;

 Planning and organizing the mini-Ateliers in the classrooms and the aesthetic layout of the materials;

 Developing and writing an overview of the kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade Atelier curriculum and individualized comments for each child, which are subsequently added to the child’s progress portfolio;

  Maintaining a resourceful, safe studio space where children can explore materials and express their ideas openly;

 Forecasting and overseeing studio budget with the overall supplies budget;

    Qualifications Required

     Master’s Degree in Arts or Arts Management – Arts Psychology

     At least 1 year of past experience with Reggio Emilia Approach

      Familiarity with International Baccalaureate Program and Methodology

      Required Skills

       Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English required

       Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in Italian preferred

       Ability to plan curriculum, lead other teachers

       Excellent communication skills and ability to present in public to both parents and other educators

       Outstanding interpersonal skills

       Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills

       Ability to thrive in a start-up environment

       Excellent attendance and punctuality records

        Final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, Physical Exam and TB Test

        Competitive Salary. Medical, Dental and Commuter Benefits available. The school also offers life insurance, long term disability, warm lunch and fringe benefits, such as sick leave, PTO and paid holidays.

        To be considered for the position, please send a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references.

        Click here to apply!

        Grazie!