Preschool Extended Care Teacher (part-time)
We are an IB accredited, Italian-immersion school serving Preschool - 8th Grade. We are particularly interested in teachers with some knowledge in the Reggio Emilia approach and IB-PYP (IB Primary Years Programme).
Applicants should be strong team players and be very proactive and flexible. Final candidates need to be prepared for a teaching demonstration (or a video if they are overseas).
This part-time position begins immediately and will report to the Early Childhood Director. The schedule for this role is afternoons Monday through Friday, from approximately 1:30 - 5:30pm.
Bachelor's degree in Education, or Child Development Certificate, or 2+ years experience working with children preferred;
Experience working with young children;
Bilingual and bi-literate in Italian and English preferred;
Attendance of Early Childhood Education classes preferred;
Assistant teachers will be required to complete a Child Development Certification during the first year of employment (some financial support will be provided).
Required Skills and Pre-requisites
Knowledge of Reggio Emilia approach preferred;
Some familiarity with IB-PYP Curriculum framework or inquiry/project based approach preferred;
Outstanding interpersonal skills;
Nurturing personality, creativity, excellent multitasking skills;
Enjoy working with children, including ones with mild learning differences;
Ability to work well in a team and in a very collegial and collaborative environment;
Willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the La Scuola community;
Commitment to equity, inclusion and a diverse community;
Excellent attendance and punctuality.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Prior to beginning work and as a condition of employment in order to comply with the law, all employees must provide documentation to prove eligibility to work in United States. In addition, the final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, a physical exam, provide recent copy of a negative TB test, and other immunizations records.
Pay will be depend on qualifications and experience.
For this part-time role, the school also offers group life insurance, retirement, long-term disability insurance and commuter benefits, in addition to other fringe benefits including PTO, paid holidays, afternoon snack and outstanding professional development.
To be considered for the position, please apply via this link with a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references.
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