The Assistant Elementary Teacher works closely with the Head Teacher to support the inquiry-based approach, developmentally-appropriate practices, and learning theory. The position includes collaboration with the Head Teacher, co-management and co-supervision with the Head Teacher of children’s learning, the documentation of student learning, care of the environment, and collaboration with other faculty.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college, with a major in education and specialization in early learning (kindergarten through second grade), child development, special education, Family Resources, or related field; a minimum of three years teaching in an early learning or elementary grade-level setting; experience working within a collaborative environment. Experience working with young children is highly preferred; experience in Reggio-inspired program is highly valued.
Must possess and be able to apply his/her knowledge and understanding of progressive education concepts as they relate to preschool and elementary students and incorporate 21st Century skills and concepts into daily interactions with young children. Must understand the developmental phases (physical, cognitive, social, emotional) of young children and have experience communicating with parents to resolve student concerns. Must be computer proficient with various programs (e.g., IOS, Excel, apps). Mid-Pacific has a Mac-driven platform.
Interested candidates should apply directly on our career center HERE.
About Mid-Pacific Institute
At Mid-Pacific, we see children with original ideas and perspectives, with dreams, aspirations, emotions, and insights. We see students who celebrate these many characteristics and interests... and define who they are and how they learn. Faculty, administration, and staff are key components in this equation.
Our employees are one of our greatest strengths. Our goal is to recruit and retain the most qualified individuals based on how their experience and skills mesh with the school's mission and vision. Mid-Pacific employees are progressive, innovative and always place student needs first.
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