Part-Time Head Teacher for Mixed Age ProgramHillPoint Preparatory LLC – Jersey City, NJ
Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: June 19, 2015
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-1:30pm (30 hours per week)
Salary Range: $30,00-40,000
HillPoint Preparatory (www.hillpointprep.com) is seeking a warm, responsible, dedicated Head Teacher (HT) who is sensitive and responsive to the needs of all students and families. The HT and Assistant Teacher collaborate to set the tone for the class, following and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum that meets the needs and interests of a given group of children. The Head Teacher is primarily responsible for the safety and well being of the children in his/her care (MAX class size of 6 students) and is one who genuinely enjoys working with and relating to young children ages 2- 5 years. The HT also ensures that all paperwork is completed in a thorough and timely manner and that all health and safety regulations are observed. This position reports to the HillPoint Director/Owner.
Minimum Qualifications: include a bachelor's degree in early childhood education or childhood education. Must have a teaching certificate or be in the process of completing certification. A minimum of two years early childhood experience is necessary. Candidate should also possess a strong knowledge and understanding of child development, developmentally appropriate teaching strategies, interest in, comfort and experience with Montessori and Reggio principles, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to work well with parents and professional peers, leadership skills, and the ability to work and communicate with multi-disciplinary team and with lay persons from a variety of ethnic, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Bonus Qualifications: include a strong knowledge of Montessori and Reggio Emilia philosophies, Head Start and Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten performance standards and DOH regulations, bilingual (Spanish), computer literacy, and a Master's degree. HillPoint Preparatory LLC offers a competitive salary and a unique, supportive environment with a strong potential for professional growth and career advancement.
TO APPLY: Promptly email a complete application to email@example.com which includes the following:
1) Cover letter including two professional references
2) Resume including Teaching Credentials and other Certifications List (CPR, etc)