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Lead 2/3s Teacher

Greenpoint Garden Playhouse
Date Posted: 05/18/2020
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Location: Brooklyn, New York
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Description:

We are a small, nature and community oriented program based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. We are currently looking for a Lead Teacher with Reggio-Emilia experience. For the past two years our program has provided care to a group of up to 12 children, aged 20 months to 4 years. We focused on child-lead interactions and open ended activities with lots of outdoor exploration. At this time we started on a journey to become a Reggio-Emilia inspired program and are looking for a Lead Teacher who has previously worked in such environment and is ready to take the lead on the transformations in the upcoming school year. This is a great opportunity for a creative and motivated teacher. The Lead Teacher will work closely with a team of 2 Assistants and Administrator. Professional development opportunities throughout the year.

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and promoting the program’s vision, mission, and goals to students, parents, and community.
  • Preparing the classroom environment to meet the students’ needs and interests.
  • Preparing new materials, provocations, and lessons on a regular basis.
  • Strong communication skills to foster a solid team between the lead and the assistant
  • Strong communication skills with parents and peers.
  • Working with students of varying abilities in the classroom.
  • Maintain student records through portfolios, reports, and evaluations.
  • Continuing professional development and participating in recommended conferences, training programs, courses, and other areas of professional growth.
  • Diaper changing and potty training
  • Assist children in toileting, dressing, and personal grooming (Toddler Classroom)

Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years working with toddlers

Experience working in Reggio-inspired environment

Application Instructions:

Please email your CV and salary requirements to greenpointplayhouse@gmail.com

Additional Information:

Starts: 8/24/2020