Infant/Toddler Teacher: Immediate Vacancy
Assistant Teacher | Earthplace Preschool
Earthplace Preschool offers a unique brand of nature-based preschool in Westport, CT. The preschool uses Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) concepts in all areas of our curriculum with an emphasis on nature. Each day children learn through exploration, investigation and experimentation! The children construct their own learning using critical thinking skills, creativity, and innovation.
Our new program for infants and toddlers called The Nest at Earthplace promises the same high quality of care and innovation. Teachers are given extensive professional development experiences, and trainings. At Earthplace, we encourage and expect teachers to increase their knowledge and facilitate the learning of young children!
Assistant Infant/Toddler Teacher - Entry-Level;
- ECE courses and/ or 2 years working with toddlers and/or preschoolers.
In addition, we are looking for:
- A passion and commitment to make a positive difference in the lives of young children and families.
- Hard-working, reliable and desire to learn
- Working knowledge of CT Statutes and Regulations, NAEYC criteria, and the CT ELDS
- Positive Attitude
- Excellent Communication Skills
- Computer Literacy
One position available.
12:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Earthplace provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination.
Please send cover letter, resume, and completed application to Amee Borys at firstname.lastname@example.org
(no calls please).
After School Enrichment Program Teacher
The ASEP Teacher is part of the teaching team who shares the responsibility with the Teacher(s) of the School Age After School Enrichment (ASEP) for the care and education of an assigned group of children. The ASEP Teacher is responsible for planning learning experiences, implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum, supervising children, communicating with parents and fellow staff, and providing a healthy and safe learning environment for the children.
Hours, Accountability, & Minimum Qualifications:
Part-Time, schedule varies. The Lead Teacher reports to the Preschool Director. Must be at least 16 years of age. Associate’s degree in early childhood education or related field of study preferred. At least one year successful, related teaching experience.
An ASEP Teacher must demonstrate consistently the ability to:
Establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment.
Advance cognitive and physical development.
Use multiple sources to assess and understand children’s needs.
Adapt classroom routines, environment, and instructional methods and strategies to meet students’ needs.
Support social and emotional development and provide positive guidance.
Establish positive and productive relationships with families and co-workers.
Ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs.
Spend time outdoors, bend, squat, lift children (weighing up to 50 lbs.).
Understand and adhere to the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct.
The mission of Earthplace is to build a passion in our community for nature and the environment through education, experience, and action.
In compliance with all federal and state legislation and regulations regarding non-discrimination, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, expression and characteristics, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, visible or invisible disability, veteran status, or any other protected status.