We are looking for adventurous, fun, and creative teachers to join us! As a full-time Infant Teacher you are responsible for nurturing each child's creativity and curiosity on the path of growth and early learning. Responsibilities include implementing curriculum, providing instruction and supervision, communicating with parents and team members, and creating a healthy and safe environment for all students and staff. All OLS teachers and staff are held to our high standards regarding communication, curriculum, professionalism, and safety. f you believe in developing the whole child, love working with children, believe that life is an adventure, love nature, believe in the hidden potential of children, and want to try working at a growing school, this position might be a great fit for you!
Plan and implement activities with your co-teacher team for the classroom.
Create an environment in which each child has a chance to grow and thrive.
Provide a balance between child-initiated and teacher-informed activities.
Actively engage with children to support social and emotional development.
Implement hands-on activities that develop positive self-esteem and social skills.
Promote positive guidance techniques.
Provide a variety of creative and expressive activities.
Manage classroom through positive redirection, problem-solving, and active listening.
Follow routines that have been established to ensure smooth transitions.
Communicate with children at their developmental level.
Answer questions while children engage in their explorations.
Lead small groups and prepare learning activities.
Use a variety of methods (songs, art, outdoor activities) to motivate abilities.
Display inclusive practices to accommodate children with special needs.
Utilize classroom materials and routines to promote an environment conducive to age-appropriate levels of development, interests, and special needs of the children.
Assist in documentation of student work; such as portfolios, and wall displays.
Maintain an open line of communication with parents and provide appropriate information (after speaking with your team) and share relevant information from parents with the team.