The National Child Research Center (NCRC) seeks a Resource (Assistant) Teacher for a full-time position starting in late August 2020. 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 and/or a related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Competitive salaries, benefits, and professional development opportunities are available.
Founded in 1928, the National Child Research Center (NCRC) is the oldest continuously operating preschool in the District of Columbia. NCRC provides a collaborative approach to preschool education in an environment that nurtures the whole child, fosters partnerships with families, and is committed to the inclusion of children with special needs. A highly trained, multi-disciplinary faculty employs developmentally appropriate practices, supported by ongoing professional development and sound research. Essential to its role as a model of early childhood education is the creation of a diverse, respectful community. Both within and beyond the school community, NCRC seeks opportunities to advocate for all children and their families.