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Head Teacher of Early Childhood Education - $500 Sign on Bonus available
Head Teacher of Early Childhood Education
Minnetonka, MN, USA Req #174
Thursday, February 3, 2022
*Please note: Sign on bonus pay out is $250 upon hire and $250 at 6-month employment
**For external applicants only
We strive to create an inclusive environment in which all are seen, heard, and supported;
encouraged to bring their whole authentic selves; and honored in their differences.
The Teacher is responsible for the leadership, planning, and implementation of a classroom program designed to give each child an opportunity to participate in experiences that will enrich his/her development in a safe environment.
- Plan developmentally appropriate curriculum on a daily/weekly/monthly basis that reflects a sound knowledge of the development of young children and follows the ECE Reggio Inspired Philosophy.
- Plan classroom activities around themes or concepts that incorporate the interests of the classroom community and meet goals and objectives outlined in the ECE Curriculum Guidelines and Objectives document. Maintain enough flexibility to allow children’s interests to guide classroom direction.
- Communicate often and regularly with parents (notes, phone calls, e-mails and conversations.) Keep families informed of both successes and struggles in the classroom. When assigned, conduct two parent-teacher conferences for each child annually. Prepare and share a conference form and required work samples and photos with the family.
- Create a safe, developmentally appropriate, orderly, inviting and attractive learning environment that can be adapted to the ability levels of the students in your classroom.
This position offers the opportunity to work for an agency that is committed to inclusivity and diversity, employee wellness, the professional development of employees and the overall wellness of clients being served. St. David’s Center accomplishes these objectives through supportive & collaborative team environments, flexible work schedules and mission-inspired work.
Pay: DOQ This position is benefits eligible, including eligibility for loan forgiveness!
Bachelors Degree in: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Special Education.
Bachelors Degree or higher in non-Early Childhood Education related field and at
least 3 years experience in a NAEYC Accredited program.
Bachelors Degree or higher in non-Early Childhood Education related field and at least 3 years experience in a non-NAEYC Accredited program and at least 30 contact hours of training.
Completion of a Child Development Associate Credential and/or actively enrolled with a plan for a completion date and at least at four years’ experience in a NAEYC Accredited program.
Minimum of 1 year child care work experience required.
Early Childhood teaching experience preferred.
Experience working with students with special education needs preferred.
Educational Project of Reggio-Emilia
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Reggio-Inspired Network of Minnesota is a 501(c)3 non-profit located at 525 Pelham Blvd. N., Saint Paul, MN 55104