Contact: Maria Stobie
Name of School/Organization: Whole Child Learning Center
School Website: www.wholechildlearningcenter.com
Age Group: 2 1/2 to 5 years of age
Description: MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL - looking for Co/Lead-Teacher to start as early as May 2017
WHOLE CHILD LEARNING CENTER: WCLC is a reputable Montessori preschool serving a dynamic group of supportive families in the greater Seattle Community since 2000. Each day we have sixteen to twenty-four multi-age children, 2.5 to 5 years of age with five dynamic Educators - RATIO: 1-5, and three plus - classroom environments. Our teaching team is energetic, supportive and reliable, and we whole heartedly believe that working with children is our calling. We know and believe that this is rewarding and important work.
Co/Lead-teaching position available (35-38 hrs. a wk) for long term employment at WCLC as well as sub positions. Important to find a great fit, someone who's teaching philosophies are similar to the schools and is interested in making a long-term commitment. School year is Sept-July (closed in August). Opportunity for growth, creativity and collaboration with the Teaching Team of Educators at WCLC. Co/Lead Teaching positions available in May and training can start as early as May 1st.
-Work in coordination with the Teaching Team to provide continuity and consistency to provide a high quality preschool curriculum for children 2.5 to 5 years.
-Provide appropriate emotional and social support for each child's development.
-Build positive relationships with children, co-teachers, WCLC administration and the parents.
-Use positive guidance and discipline methods that strengthen each child's problem-solving and
conflict resolution skills.
-Awareness and experience of best practices for the preschool classroom.
-Plan, implement and manage curriculum, as well as group circle activities, and take a co-lead role in curriculum development for the children.
-Participate in written assessment keeping where needed, photo taking and web based portfolio.
-Help document and participate in the yearly Parent/Teacher conference where needed.
-Clean, organize and maintain the classroom and teaching materials.
-Sound working knowledge of child development ages 2.5-5 years.
-Excellent interpersonal communication skills with children, co-teachers, administration and family members.
-Proven initiative and accountability with great follow through skills.
-Montessori certifications for co/lead teachers and twenty credit/clock hours in early childhood education and Montessori experience for subs.
-Minimum of three years of professional Montessori preschool classroom teaching experience for co/lead position.
-Strong experience designing dynamic curriculum for children ages 2.5-5 years of age.
-College level writing skills
-BA, preferably in Education
-Three Professional references
-CPR/First Aid/BBP training
-Music or a second language a plus.
-$12-$15 per hr for Sub DOE
-$15-$22 for Co/Lead-Teaching Position DOE
-Vacation/Sick days available for Co/Lead
-$100 Monthly bonus for Co/Lead (to defray cost of own health insurance)
START DATE: Co/Lead Teaching positions start as early as May 2017 with two weeks of training. Sub positions are open now.
- Require a long-term contract for Co/Lead Teaching position.
Phone: (206) 282-3589
School Address: 400 Ward St., Seattle, WA 98109