Early Childhood Educator Position
Summary Description: Stony Brook School welcomes experienced and collaborative Early Childhood Educators to apply for an opportunity to join our team as a full time co- teacher for our Reggio-inspired Preschool. Candidates seeking an intentional and supportive work environment, ongoing professional development, and an engaging learning community should apply. Candidates should value inclusive and adaptive models of teaching, possess strong communication skills and have the ability to work in a collaborative and responsive environment.
The lead teacher will work in collaboration with their co-teacher to provide a safe, nurturing, play based learning environment for children ages 2.9 – 6 years. Following our schools anti-bias mission and Reggio Emilia inspired approach, the lead teacher is responsible for facilitating an emergent and developmentally appropriate curriculum that meets the social and emotional, cognitive, and physical needs of the children. The lead teacher will work closely with each child’s family to maintain a positive relationship and open communication.
This is a full time, year-round position, requiring availability 8:00am-4:00pm, and for professional development and occasional evening/weekend, parent/school events scheduled in advance. We offer a competitive salary based upon education and experience and benefits which includes generous paid time off throughout the year, personal and sick time, and health, dental, and SIMPLE IRA benefits. January 2021 start date.
Professional Qualifications: Candidates should hold or be working towards a degree in Early Childhood Education or a directly related field, have a background or interest in emergent curriculum, and familiarity and understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach and the guiding principles. EEC Lead Teacher Certification preferred; CPR and First Aid Certification required within 1 month of hire.
To Apply: Send Resume and Cover Letter to Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Position Salary Information: EEC Teacher $18-20/hour | EEC Lead Teacher: $21-$24/hour, commensurate upon experience