Job Postings


 Lead Teacher | Earthplace Preschool

Description:
The Lead Teacher is the leader of the teaching team who shares the responsibility with the Assistant Teacher(s) for the care and education of an assigned group of children. The Lead Teacher is responsible for planning learning experiences, implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum, supervising children, communicating with parents, and providing a healthy and safe learning environment for the children. The Lead Teacher is responsible for supervising and evaluating the Assistant Teacher(s) and helping to implement their personal professional development plan. The Lead Teacher is also part of the hiring committee and has input regarding hiring Preschool Staff.

Accountability & Minimum Qualifications:
The Lead Teacher reports to the Preschool Director and the Executive Director. Associate’s degree or higher in early childhood or elementary education or related field of study. At least one year successful, related teaching experience.

A Lead Teacher must demonstrate consistently the ability to:
Establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment.
Advance cognitive and physical development using the CTPAF and the ELDS as a guide.
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.
Conduct parent-teacher conferences each year with each child’s family.
Ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs.
Spend time outdoors, bend, squat, lift children (weighing up to 50 lbs.).
Evaluate and coach the assistant teacher(s) assigned to the group.
Understand and adhere to the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct.

For a full job description please click here, and download an application here
Please send cover letter, resume, and completed application to Amee Borys at a.borys@earthplace.org 
(no calls please).


 Assistant Teacher | Earthplace Preschool 

Description:
The Assistant Teacher is a member of the teaching team who shares the responsibility with the Lead Teacher for the care and education of an assigned group of children.  The Assistant Teacher is responsible for planning with the teaching team, implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum, supervising children, and helping to provide a healthy and safe learning environment for the children.  

Accountability & Minimum Qualifications:

The Assistant Teacher reports to the Lead teacher and to the Preschool Director. Associate’s degree or higher in child development, early childhood or elementary education, or related field of study or is actively participating in an approved program and demonstrates progress toward the CDA credential or equivalent.  At least one year successful, related teaching experience.

 

An Assistant Teacher must demonstrate consistently the ability to:
Assist Lead Teacher in establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment.
Advance cognitive and physical development using the CTPAF and the ELDS as a guide.
Assist Lead Teacher in using multiple sources to assess and understand children’s needs.
Assist Lead Teacher in adapting classroom routines, environment, and instructional methods and strategies to meet students’ needs.
Support social and emotional development and provide positive guidance.
Assist Lead Teacher in establishing a positive and productive relationships with families.
Ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs.
Maintain a commitment to professional growth and development.

 

For a full job description please click here, and download an application here
Please send cover letter, resume, and completed application to Amee Borys at a.borys@earthplace.org 
(no calls please).


 

After School Enrichment Program Teacher

Description:
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. 

For a full job description please click here, and download an application here
Please send cover letter, resume, and completed application to Amee Borys at a.borys@earthplace.org 
(no calls please).


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