Barrow Street Nursery School seeks a Full-Time Early Childhood teacher for the 2021 – 2022 school year for our 2s classrooms.
2 separate groups of students per day (9:00 - 12:00 and then 2:00 - 4:00 schedules for students)
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.
Associate: completed or enrolled in 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.
Reflective about their practice and avail themselves of professional development opportunities.
Barrow Street Nursery School builds the foundation for life-long enjoyment of learning, appreciation for the arts, and care for the community and environment. Our progressive approach is centered on collaboratively designed learning experiences.
Children play an active role in co-constructing an emergent curriculum that nurtures their growing sense of identity, agency, and belonging.
Teachers engage in ongoing observation, reflection and critical thinking to bring breadth and depth to learning experiences.
Family partnerships are encouraged through meaningful dialogue, authentic interaction and mutual support.
Our community draws strength from the diverse perspectives and backgrounds of our joyful children, dedicated teachers and engaged families.
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.