Blue School

JOB TITLE:           2s Associate Teacher
LOCATION:          Downtown NY
EFFECTIVE:         8/27/18

JOB SUMMARY
Blue School seeks an experienced and reflective teacher of 2 year olds to join a vibrant professional community of early childhood educators. This person would have experience working with 2 year olds and their families and guiding them through the transition to school. Candidates should bring a fascination with and strong developmental understanding of the early childhood years, experience and commitment to developing emergent curriculum in collaboration with children and colleagues, and a desire to learn and evolve within the context of a vital, growing learning community. Interest in and commitment to the process of written reflection (through documentation pieces and blogs) is also required.

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Blue School

JOB TITLE:           3s Associate Teacher
LOCATION:          Downtown NY
EFFECTIVE:         8/27/18

JOB SUMMARY
Blue School seeks an experienced and reflective teacher of 3 year olds to join a vibrant professional community of early childhood educators. This person should have experience working with 3 year olds and their families and guiding them through the transition to school. Candidates should bring a fascination with and strong developmental understanding of the early childhood years, experience and commitment to developing emergent curriculum in collaboration with children and colleagues, and a desire to learn and evolve within the context of a vital, growing learning community. Interest in and commitment to the process of written reflection (through documentation pieces and blogs) is also required.

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Brooklyn Free Space

JOB TITLE:           Executive Educational Director
LOCATION:          Park Slope, Brooklyn
EFFECTIVE:         July 2, 2018, with possibly flexibility

JOB SUMMARY
The Executive Educational Director is responsible for the overall operation of the school, maintaining a cohesive educational vision, developing and promoting the warm and welcoming culture of BFS, ensuring full enrollment, driving fundraising support for the school’s priorities, and serving as the ambassador of the school to the community. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is deeply committed to early childhood education and also thrives in an advocacy role.

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Educational Alliance Preschool @ Manny Cantor Center

JOB TITLE:           Infant Toddler Teacher
LOCATION:          Lower East Side, NYC
EFFECTIVE:         September 2018

JOB SUMMARY
Educational Alliance Preschool at Manny Cantor Center is a progressive early childhood center that welcomes families of all backgrounds, serving children ages 0-5. Teachers and children work collaboratively to co-construct a curriculum that draws inspiration from the children’s interests. Families are our partners, joining together with children and teachers to create a seamless connection between home and school. Exploration, play, open-ended questions, and beautiful spaces provide an excellent framework for learning.

Working within an inspired and dynamic team, our Infant/Toddler Teachers are helping to build a vision for high quality education and care for children under 2-years-old on the Lower East Side. 

Our teachers create responsive, safe, joyful and nurturing learning environments for children that foster inquiry, exploration, learning & respect; collaborate with co-teachers to balance rich caregiving routines, sensitive observation and self-directed play and exploration; facilitate communication and collaboration between the family and the preschool.

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Educational Alliance Preschool @ Manny Cantor Center

JOB TITLE:           Early Childhood Teacher
LOCATION:          Lower East Side, NYC
EFFECTIVE:         September 2018

JOB SUMMARY
Educational Alliance Preschool at Manny Cantor Center is a progressive early childhood center that welcomes families of all backgrounds, serving children ages 0-5. Teachers and children work collaboratively to co-construct a curriculum that draws inspiration from the children’s interests. Families are our partners, joining together with children and teachers to create a seamless connection between home and school. Exploration, play, open-ended questions, and beautiful spaces provide an excellent framework for learning.

Working within inspired and dynamic teams, our 2s, 3s and UPK Teachers are helping to build a vision for progressive education on the Lower East Side. Inspired by the preschools of Reggio Emilia, we believe that all children learn through inquiry, exploration and play in the context of strong relationships and a sense of belonging.  

Our teachers create responsive, safe, joyful and nurturing learning environments for children that foster inquiry, exploration, learning & reflection; collaborate with co-teachers to plan an emergent curriculum based on observations of children’s interests and development; document children’s learning through photographs, anecdotes, panels and mini-stories; facilitate communication and collaboration between the family and the preschool.

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Rye Presbyterian Nursery School

JOB TITLE:           Early Childhood Teaching Professional
LOCATION:          882 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580
EFFECTIVE:         September 2018

JOB SUMMARY
Rye Presbyterian Nursery School, located in the heart of Rye, New York, is accepting applications for talented early childhood educators. As a progressive preschool, inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy, we provide a play-based program. As we listen to children’s ideas, we build our curriculum. We work collaboratively with children to create long term projects and investigations around these ideas–delving deeper into what interests children. We integrate our goals for each child into our studies, so every child is nurtured, supported, and challenged.

Our faculty co-teaches in an environment that believes children are curious and competent and that the children are capable of playing an active and integral role in their own learning process. It is important that our teachers view themselves a life-long learners who enjoy challenging themselves and growing professionally.

Please explore our website for more information: www.rpnskids.org

Accepting resumes for candidates with the following qualifications: B.A. in Education or a related field required, candidates with Master's Degrees preferred Experience working with young children (at least 3 years) Strong writing and communication skills Proficient in many "languages" of expression used in the early childhood classroom Warm and nurturing character that supports their ability to connect with young children and their families Maintain documentation of classroom projects and children’s development Demonstrates knowledge of child development and how learning goals are integrated within a child-centered curriculum Positive attitude and eager to work collaboratively with co-teacher and colleagues We are looking for passionate full-time teachers to work with children three and four years of age. Job Type: Full-time Please send cover letter and resume to Margaret Sculti and Kristin Kumar at directors@rpnskids.org