Wellington is accepting applications for an experienced, dynamic, part-time early childhood learning guide for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Wellington seeks a passionate early childhood educator with an innovative spirit and rich background in early childhood education to join our expert faculty in August 2019. The learning guide understands and practices developmentally appropriate, individualized instruction forthree, four, or five-year-olds working alongside a lead classroom teacher. She/he adheres to the practice of empowering children as learners in a child-centered classroom and embraces that every child brings with them deep curiosity and potential. Experience with the Reggio Emilia approach would strengthen the candidacy.
Wellington seeks teachers who are continually growing intellectually and professionally. Our teachers collaborate to create a learning community focused on creating independent learners who have critical thinking skills, take initiative, and are fearless in their learning. Our dedication to professional development is at the core of our culture of learning.
Skillfully facilitates the academic, social, and emotional learning of young children
Possesses a collaborative mindset; able to work within a team and build upon new ideas
Engages deeply with pedagogical trends, research, and best practices
Is organized and purposeful about materials and lesson plans
Bachelor’s degree is required
Demonstrates cultural competency and embraces diversity
Solid knowledge of early childhood development and the unique educational needs of diverse learners
Possesses knowledge and skills to work with, teach, and lead groups of diverse individuals in respectful, equitable, and inclusive ways
Excellent interpersonal skills, including a willingness to engage in thoughtful reflective practice and a demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional growth
Formal experience in being a successful and effective team member in multiple team experiences
Aligned with Wellington’s mission
Physical ability to perform essential duties with children in a variety of settings including all areas of the campus and off campus locales
Qualified candidates should send materials before June 30 to Vicki Bellows at firstname.lastname@example.org. All candidates should include:
We believe every person plays a role in making Wellington a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to learn, teach, and work. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our vibrant, innovative educational community. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our admission policies, financial aid, or employment.
About The Wellington School
The Wellington School guides all children to discover and cultivate their inherent genius in every dimension of life--intellectual, social, emotional, aesthetic and physical–by establishing a diverse, inclusive and safe environment that fosters educational excellence, prioritizes deep individual inquiry, ignites curiosity and creativity, promotes social responsibility and prepares students to lead in an evolving global community.