Reggio's Treehouse

Preschool Lead Teachers

Reference ID : 48212
Location : Lansdowne, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


We are looking for an experienced and energetic person who enjoys thinking outside the box in regard to ECE to join our team as a Lead Educator in our preschool classroom.


Reggio's Treehouse is an authentic Reggio Emilia inspired preschool that educates and enriches the minds and lives of our young learners. We embrace the Reggio Emilia philosophy that teaches children to become self-directed learners and whose guiding principles encourage self-expression and critical thinking.


As a lead educator you will be working closely with the Director (D) and Assistant Director (AD) ensuring that the standards set by Reggio's Treehouse and Virginia are met in an organized and timely manner. A lead educator must actively research and implement effective provocations and document the findings. Since the curriculum is emergent, educators must ensure all documentation is submitted to the AD in a timely manner.


Duties

Planning, preparing and delivering lessons in line with the Reggio philosophy that cater to individual needs of the students

Monitoring, recording and assessing student progress and development

Provide immediate and appropriate responses based on student need

Learn the technology required to document the experiences of children as well as support the documentation of student/classroom experiences

Collaborate with other teachers to share new ideas, approaches and professional knowledge

Liaise with the Director to ensure effective delivery of the curriculum to specified classes, including selecting resources and managing them efficiently in the classroom

Safeguard and promote the welfare of children (PSHE integration)

Have a sharp and progressive vision of interdisciplinary learning and of teaching

Act professionally at all times, setting a good example to children

Use all learning resources effectively and create new ones

Communicating with parents and make sure they aware the development of their children

Organize and participate in parent meetings

Organize and participate in school meetings, events and trips


Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related fields

At least 2 years work experience in a licensed child care facility, kindergarten or early childhood program

Strong organization skills and be able to multitask

Highly professional and dependable

Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Google Suite


Nice To Haves


Experience in a Reggio Emilia inspired school is highly desirable

Knowledge of Project Based Learning a plus

Teacher certification or teacher license from any agency is a plus

International experience is a plus


Benefits


Health

Dental

Vision

PTO

Life, AD&D



Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Lansdowne, VA

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