The National Child Research Center (NCRC) seeks a Resource (Assistant) Teacher for a full-time position starting in late August 2019. The primary responsibilities of the Resource Teacher are to staff NCRC’s auxiliary programs (e.g. Early Birds, Lunch Bunch and Later Gators) in support of our children and their families, and to serve as an assistant to Directing Teachers in the classroom.
Located in the historic district of Cleveland Park in Washington DC, NCRC’s highly trained faculty is committed to creating a preschool environment that nurtures the whole child while celebrating their uniqueness in a warm, supportive environment. Committed to the inclusion of children with special needs and typically developing children, NCRC provides small classes and an enriched learning environment within a collaborative, committed, and dynamic professional learning community. NCRC actively supports and encourages diversity among the staff and families that we serve.
Qualified candidates will be committed to inclusive education and have an interest and formal training in early childhood education. Bachelor’s degree required. Competitive salaries, benefits, and professional development opportunities are available.
Recognized widely as a model preschool, NCRC serves 177 children ages 2 1/2 to 5. The school incorporates current child development research to provide progressive preschool and parent education. A faculty of 40 that includes a speech pathologist, occupational therapist, and counselor supports an inclusion program for children with special needs. All teachers hold a bachelor's degree; several have or are pursuing a master's. Special programs in music, motor, and library are provided. NCRC is committed to diversity of families and staff. Benefits include competitive salaries, health insurance, retirement, long and short term disability, leave, and a flex plan. An extensive program of professional development is offered.