Preschool Teacher/Outdoor Classroom Facilitator
KinderPlace Early Learning Center at the Stamford JCC is currently seeking an experienced Outdoor Classroom Facilitator /Head Preschool Teacher to join our Team . This is a unique and new position at our school.
The ideal candidate has experience as a Lead or Co-Teacher in an Early Childhood Center or Preschool setting and a familiarity with outdoor classroom spaces.
We believe that it is through direct encounters with the natural world, where children and educators co-create experiences, powerful learning, growth and connections happen.
We are a developmentally based, Reggio Emilia inspired, high quality program which provides a rich early learning experience based on values and traditions. Every classroom utilizes a play-based and project learning approach in creating and implementing activities that promote constructive learning. Every Educator brings a unique perspective to our program and is a valued member of our Team.
Our Early Childhood Educators value each child and family as individuals. They have the educational qualifications, dispositions, knowledge, dedication to learning, and professional commitment necessary to promote children and their families as they learn and develop. Educators work together with their team to develop, implement, and evaluate the classroom pedagogy, to provide a quality educational program reflecting the goals and values of the school. Educators monitor the development and learning of the children and partner with families in sharing this information.
Full-Time Work schedule is generally, 40 hours a week, 5 days a week Monday-Friday with occasional evening or weekend events.
When you join our KinderPlace Teaching team one of the benefits is JCC membership. Our educators are a part of the JCC community and this includes use of the Fitness Center, Indoor Swimming Pool, and JCC facility!
Or Child Developmental Associate Credential (CDA).
.Employees who do not hold these credentials may be asked to pursue education in the field of education or a related field.
$45,000 - $55,000
The Stamford Jewish Community Center is a cultural, educational and recreational center, offering exceptional programs, classes and special events designed to enrich the mind, body and spirit. While we are driven by the Jewish values of welcoming guests, kindness, respect, and communal responsibility, we warmly welcome people of all ages, faiths, ethnicities and backgrounds.