Old Trail School is seeking a passionate and innovative educator to serve as a Lead Teacher in our ECP 2 Day classroom. Our ideal candidate will value both play-based curricula, enjoy working with two-year-olds, have a strong understanding of this developmental stage, and have a background in the Reggio Emilia approach to education. It is the expectation that the candidate will ensure the safety and well-being of each child by responding to their physical, social-emotional, and educational needs. The lead teacher will collaborate with a co-teacher to create an enriching classroom environment and engaging curriculum to nurture students in play-based lessons that stimulate their developmental growth. The candidate will be expected to be a role model for the School’s core values: Respect, Responsibility, Goodness, and Service.
Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in Education or an appropriate field. Applicants should have 1-2 years of teaching experience, either in the classroom or in non-traditional educational settings (camps, outdoor centers, etc.) They should have awareness and professional knowledge of early literacy and math, Reggio Emilia's approach, project/problem-based learning, and child development. Most importantly, applicants should have a love of working with children, in a collaborative, upbeat, and positive environment.
All applications should include a cover letter and resume.