Barrow Street Nursery School seeks a Full-Time Early Childhood teacher for the 2019 – 2020 school year for our 2s classrooms.
2 separate groups of students per day (half day schedules for students)
2 – 3 full-time teachers per classroom
Teachers at Barrow Street are practitioners of progressive education within the context of a social studies based program and a mission driven school derived from a Reggio Emilia and Bank Street pedagogy.
The 2s Assistant or Associate teacher is responsible for:
His/her students and curriculum
Working with parents through the separation process which is a 4-8 week process
Collaborating with other classroom teachers and extension (movement and music) teachers.
Coming together on a regular basis to plan and work together, discuss students, and hone curriculum.
Fostering positive social/emotional growth through an environment where the balance of play and developmentally appropriate academic concepts are essential component
Creating written portfolio pieces on students
We seek a talented teacher who can inspire students, be inspired by our mission, and create a nurturing classroom with high educational expectations. Cultural competence, the ability to work collaboratively, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to work closely with families are essential.
Pedagogy should be student-centered and practiced in differentiated instruction.
Assistant: Bachelor’s degree, 1 – 3 years of experience teaching
Associate: Master’s degree in early childhood education, 1 – 3 years of experience teaching
Comfort, skill and enjoyment in the writing process
Strong oral communication skills and ability to work with parents
A questioning stance and curious mind with a high tolerance for ambiguity
An ability to observe carefully and think inductively
Demonstrated history of being a lifelong learner who continues their own growth through professional development.
Successful Barrow Street teachers are reflective about their practice and avail themselves of professional development and leadership opportunities.
Additional Salary Information:
Additional salary can be earned by working our summer program (9:00 - 1:00 for 3 weeks in June and 3 weeks in July). Barrow Street also has a strong emphasis on professional development endeavors for teachers and allocates funds for conferences, graduate level classes, and workshops teachers may be interested in.