Holy Child Academy in Drexel Hill is seeking a full time teacher for a Nursery, Montessori-based, two year old program. This is an exceptional opportunity for a Montessori professional to work with children in a well-developed program, partnering with engaged families and supportive colleagues. The successful candidate will be a creative and energetic educator who is passionate about the merits of the Montessori approach and the value of a private, faith-based experience for children. HCA is an independent Catholic school serving families of all faiths. It is a member of the Holy Child network, a group of international schools committed to the goals of community, respect, faith and justice, academic excellence, and personal growth and development.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan and implement a program of engaging and challenging classroom activities incorporating both the Montessori method of education along with traditional early childhood aspects as well.
Maintain active partnerships with parents with open and effective communication.
Employ effective classroom management techniques to create a peaceful, orderly, and productive environment; help students develop positive behaviors and self-control to assist them in learning.
Provide a safe and secure environment that encourages students’ self-confidence and achievement.
Actively participate in division and faculty meetings, in-service days, and committee meetings.
Maintain an active commitment to professional growth and development.
Support HCA’s advancement and growth by assisting at Open Houses and other promotional events.
BA or BS in early childhood education or a related field
Experience as an early childhood teacher
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and superior public-speaking and presentation skills
Proficiency with educational technology
Outstanding organizational skills
High energy and creativity
Authentic passion for education of young people
Desire to advance the mission and goals of Holy Child education and participate fully in the life of the school community
Demonstrated success in effective classroom management, student engagement, and high quality instruction
Proficiency with differentiated instruction
Experience in a Catholic, independent school environment
Two to five years experience as an early childhood teacher
Master’s degree in education or related field
About Holy Child Academy
Holy Child Academy (HCA), is a private, Catholic school for boys and girls of many faiths from Nursery through Eighth Grade. Located in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, and part of an international network of schools, HCA prepares students to thrive in an increasingly complex and interconnected world and lays the foundation for a lifetime of excellence, achievement, and service.