West Village Nursery School, a play based, parent co-operative in the West Village, seeks an experienced head teacher for a young 3s class, M-F from 9-12 beginning September 1, 2018. The candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong classroom management skills. We seek a warm, caring, positive individual who is committed to a progressive, play based approach, with excellent interpersonal skills and the self-confidence to teach in a classroom with one asst. teacher and two parent helpers each day. Please have experience in a progressive, play based nursery school, a firm grasp of child development and strength in promoting language skills and social/emotional development. Kindly email cover letter and resume to Joan Cade.
Master in Education
New York State Certification
About West Village Nursery School
West Village Nursery School, founded in 1962, is a cooperative nursery school and an institution of early childhood education within the community. It is owned and operated by current parents and housed in a building the school has owned for more than 50 years. Now in its sixth decade, WVNS is a member of ISAAGNY and staffed by a professional director and experienced teachers with master’s degrees in early childhood education. The director, teachers and staff have full responsibility for the educational program. Parents share all other tasks, including admissions, fundraising, house maintenance and technology. A commitment of time and interest is essential.