Sun Valley Community School is seeking a dynamic Preschool Teacher to work with children ages 2-4 in the school’s Early Childhood Center for the 2019-20 school year. This is a full-time position with benefits, beginning in August 2019. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree, be a dynamic educator who has a passion for engaging young hearts and minds through an emergent curriculum, will possess 3-5 years teaching in early childhood settings, and have a familiarity with the Reggio Emilia philosophy.
Strong candidates will have the following personal and professional attributes:
A dynamic educator who has a passion for engaging young hearts and minds through an emergent curriculum
3-5 years teaching in early childhood settings
Familiarity with the Reggio Emilia philosophy
The ability to provide a variety of learning opportunities, methods, and materials, which support the diversity of abilities within the classroom
A deep understanding of the developmental breadth found in early childhood
Practices thoughtful, respectful, and effective classroom management techniques
Works collaboratively with faculty and communicates clearly with parents
Values outdoor education and will participate in local day trips as part of our Outdoor Program
Ascribe to the principles of NAEYC
Please send an electronic cover letter including a statement of educational philosophy, resumé, and at least two letters of reference to:
Janet Salvoni Elementary School Head email@example.com
About Sun Valley Community School
Since its inception in 1973, Sun Valley Community School in Sun Valley, Idaho has inspired its students to think critically, embrace challenges, and lead impactful, purposeful lives. The school serves more than 390 day and boarding students in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve. Close student-faculty relationships and experiential, project-centered learning define the school’s distinctive educational experience.
Our philosophy? Build community. Take risks. Grow your curiosities. Pursue your passions. Aim for personal bests. We are a preK-12 day and boarding college prep school of 395 students set in the iconic mountain resort town of Sun Valley, Idaho. Our faculty and staff are passionate about the outdoors, the arts, innovation, athletics, adventure, and the work they do with students. They are engaged and encouraging and believe in our student-centered approach.
Our students are open to new experiences, take advantage of the natural environment, thrive in a small-town community but have a solid sense of the broader world. A Sun Valley Community School experience balances intellectual inquiry with adventure. We ask students and faculty alike to push comfort zones and see...k understanding. We value inclusivity, authenticity, and critical thinking.
Our mission: From our campus to the wilderness, we inspire students to think critically, engage confidently, embrace challenges, and lead impactful, purposeful lives.