We are looking for a caring and committed Preschool Assistant Teacher for our wonderful Italian Immersion/Reggio Emilia inspired program in San Francisco. The position will start in August 2017.
We are an IB accredited school, currently building a K-8 Italian immersion program. We are particularly interested in teachers with experience in the Reggio Emilia approach and IB PYP (IB Primary Years Program). Applicants should be strong team players and be very proactive and flexible. Final candidates need to be prepared for a teaching demonstration (or a video if they are overseas).
A minimum of a BA, or Child Development Certificate, or 5+ years experience working with children required
Experience working in a Reggio Emilia inspired school required
Excellent communication skills and ability to present in public to both parents and other educators
Ability to plan curriculum, lead other teachers
4 core classes* of early childhood education
*Assistant teachers are required to be enrolled in at least one ECE classes and complete a minimum of 3 units per semester.
Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English/Italian
Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills
Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills
Ability to thrive in a start-up environment
Excellent attendance and punctuality records
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, Physical Exam, TB Test and other immunization requirements.
Pay will be depend on qualifications and experience. Medical, Dental and Commuter Benefits available. The school also offers life insurance, long term disability, warm lunch and fringe benefits, such as sick leave, PTO and paid holidays.
To be considered for the position, please send a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references.
At La Scuola children will be immersed in the Italian language and culture; we are inspired by the Reggio Emilia-inspired approach; and we use the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB-PYP) as the basis for the curriculum they are taught. This world-class education model is grounded in creative and critical thinking, and is relevant to the global challenges of the 21st century. We ...strive to to teach the whole child: mind, body and soul.
We have a lively, warm and very diverse community of parents, with 23 languages spoken at the school and different family structures. Our parent body are from all over the world and include a mix of lovers of bilingual education, Italian speakers, and lovers of Italian language and culture and the Reggio Emilia approach to learning.