Preschool Lead Teacher, Preschool Co-teacher, K-1 Teacher
del Sol School
June 4, 2018
Manhattan Beach, California
Full Time - Experienced
This is a multi position posting.
Duties and Responsibilities
Helping to plan and implement an educational program that meets the developmental needs of the whole child – social, emotional, cognitive, physical, language and creative development.
Helping to plan and implement a developmentally-appropriate, hands-on, emergent curriculum, inspired by children’s interests.
Adapting the curriculum and expectations, based on children’s individual needs.
Support children’s conflicts in non punitive manner. We do not see conflict as something to be distracted from, but a place for a child to engage and grow with the support of nurturing adults.
Keeping parents informed of the learning taking place in the classroom, on an ongoing basis, including displaying documentation around the room, twice monthly blog and conferences. Teacher must have the ability to communicate clearly, effective and professionally, in English, in both oral and written communication.
Position requires ongoing professional growth and education.
Attending 3 or more Parent Education Meetings
Attend opening and closing socials
Attend Peace Trip in Santa Barbara
Attend 3 Curriculum Showcase Nights
Participate in building of the annual yearbook
This is a full-time position. The hours for this position will be Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Some evening and weekend work required.
12 ECE units as required by the state of CA for preschool positions, BA preferred.
Experience as lead teacher in a center that implements emergent curriculum, Reggio Emilia-inspired approach, &/or project approach.
Fluency with Developmentally Appropriate Practices age appropriate standards academic development. We are invested in deep understanding and cognitive development, rather than superficial achievement or knowledge acquisition. We teach children how to think, rather than facts.
Preschool Lead: 5 years experienced recommended
Preschool Co-Teacher: varying levels of experience accepted.
K-1 teacher does not need teaching credential. This is a wonderful position for an experienced preschool teacher that is interested in a new age group. 5 years experience recommended.
Additional Salary Information: $45,000+ for lead teacher; $35,000+ for co-teacher, $50,000+ for K-1 teacher.
Salary will be determined based on education and experience.
About del Sol School
del Sol School is a small, private school serving children 2-12 years old. Autonomy, sensory rich play, social negotiation, and collaboration are foundational at del Sol. We are driven by constructivist theorists and continue to be inspired by the growing body of science promoting project based curriculum. Our rich environment and emergent curriculum allow for deep social-emotional education for all ages.
Our 60 students are nurtured and cognitively engaged in our warm and spacious indoor-outdoor environment. The outdoor “atrium” serves as an atelier/maker space which allows for a mixing of classes for a full “mixed age” experience.
Preschool Class: 2.5-4 years old
Early Elementary: 5-7 years old
Middle Elementary: 7-9 years old
Late Elementary: 9-12 years old