HEI Schools (Helsinki International Schools) is a new preschool for 2.5-6 year old children in Franklin, Tennessee. We are hiring a Spanish speaking Early Childhood Education (ECE) teacher!!
What HEI Schools will offer
- An inspiring HEI Community where you can pioneer in taking Finnish ECE to the U.S.
- A strong focus on research-based pedagogy with a partnership with the University of Helsinki with an emphasis on child's active participation and agency in learning, curiosity & creativity, environmental awareness, holistic well-being and learning together (equality and trust)
- Teacher training according to the HEI teacher training guidelines
- An international HEI community with close collaboration with other HEI Schools' teachers around the world (e.g. Argentina, Australia, China, Saudi Arabia, Finland)
- A position as a head teacher in a team of international and Finnish ECE teachers.
-This role consists of implementing the HEI Curriculum based on the Finnish national ECE model and latest pedagogical research and developing our preschool's culture using HEI Schools' teaching materials
-Eating lunch with students to model healthy eating habits and conversation skills
-Spending time outside with our students
-Helping clean up children that are not yet potty trained and changing diapers.
Your qualifications, skills and attributes
- Bachelor's degree in education with 1 year experience
- COVID-19 vaccines are required (at least 2) and we will need a copy of vaccine card. If you are not currently vaccinated, you will need to obtain the vaccine prior to in-person interview.
- Excellent oral and written proficiency in Spanish
- Excellent interaction, collaboration, leadership and problem-solving skills, as well as good organizational skills and a systematic approach
- An understanding and a sensitivity for cultural diversity
- A positive attitude and great cooperation skills in your new HEI Family
- A passion for supporting children in finding their own personalities and ways of learning
Nice To Haves
Early education center incorporating Spanish and the world-renowned Finnish pedagogy with the goal of bringing up children who will change the world!
Salary : $20 to $25/Hr
Minimum Education : Bachelor's
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Franklin, TN