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2389 Dixwell Avenue

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compensation: Commensurate with experience.
employment type: part-time

Alphabet Academy is seeking a passionate toddler teacher to join our very progressive school. At Alphabet Academy, we understand that the toddler years are a time of immense wonderment and growth, and have an enormous respect for those who choose this vocation.

The applicant who accepts this position must be available until 6PM, but can be either full or part time. Candidate must have a genuine love for toddlers and a willingness to learn. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Don't let the name fool you, Alphabet Academy is a family-centered and forward-thinking early learning center with a Reggio Emilia-based approach to childhood learning, activity, and play. Our teachers work together to proudly nurture curious and joyful children, provide kind and gentle attention, and foster engaging and creative classrooms. Candidates must be passionate about young children and committed to working in the field of early childhood education.

The ideal candidate will be eager to support colleagues as you work to develop and enact curriculum that encourages each child's growth and development, as well as celebrate individual potential and achievement. Our teachers and staff value relationships with children's families, supporting them as they balance the demands of careers and family. Alphabet Academy is excited to mentor, learn from, and partner with like-minded professionals who have diverse backgrounds, experiences and learning styles.

The ideal candidate would demonstrate:
• intentional teaching practices that are grounded in the Reggio Emilia approach
• an eagerness for child lead learning
• a working knowledge of positive discipline and emotionally responsive strategies
• an associate/bachelors or master's degree in early childhood education/development or related field
• a desire to quickly learn the expectations, curriculum and culture of the classroom

Our success is rooted in developing a strong home-school connection with our families. We are seeking an individual with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, because at the heart of a child's success is a well-rounded, trusting relationship. Enthusiasm about nature-based learning, including farm-to-table gardening, is a plus. Alphabet Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Please send your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Amy McKiernan. No phone calls please.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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