Apple Playschools Teachers

<p>Apple Playschools is a 501(c) nonprofit that creates conscientious world citizens through play-based early childhood education in both language immersion and nature immersion environments. We operate three early childhood centers in Washtenaw County: Manzanitas Spanish Immersion Playschool, Green Apple Garden Playschool Lower (for infants and toddlers), and Green Apple Garden Playschool Upper (for preschool and kindergarten).&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Ann Arbor

Apple Playschools

Apple Playschools is a 501(c) nonprofit that creates conscientious world citizens through play-based early childhood education in both language immersion and nature immersion environments. We operate three early childhood centers in Washtenaw County: Manzanitas Spanish Immersion Playschool, Green Apple Garden Playschool Lower (for infants and toddlers), and Green Apple Garden Playschool Upper (for preschool and kindergarten). We embody inclusion, innovation, and environmental stewardship in entrepreneurship and education in order to make a more equitable world. http://www.appleplayschools.org/

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entry to mid level

$11.00-$15.00/ Hour

Overview: <p><strong>Who are you?</strong></p> <p>A Nature enthusiast and a believer in muddy and messy play! You value creativity and are passionate about growing and preparing healthful foods. You have an early childhood background and /or are willing to learn through training. You are a team player and a great communicator. You believe in progressive and high-quality education for young children.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Join our team!</strong><br /> <strong>We believe</strong>&nbsp;teachers are co-learners; observing, facilitating, deepening and reporting children's exploration. Our staff is educators, artists, musicians, scientists, explorers, visionaries and global citizens. We come from all walks of life, and share a deep connection with our organization's mission and vision. We view ourselves as a community, and treat each other with the same respect, kindness and compassion as we offer the children. We support our staff in their professional development; we help build their knowledge in early childhood education, anti-bias teaching practices, and the philosophies, which inform the pedagogy of their specific program.<br /><br />Jobs Available:</p> <ul> <li>Substitute Teacher&nbsp;</li> <li>Flex Teacher</li> <li>Apprentice Teacher (Assistant Teacher)</li> <li>Mentor Teacher (Lead Teacher in a Classroom)</li> <li>School Age Camp Counselor (Assistant Teacher)</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Oversees caregiving staff for a specific group of children and overall care and supervision of children.</li> <li>Prepares learning space daily with developmentally appropriate equipment and activities</li> <li>Attends and Participate in Monthly Monday staff meeting</li> <li>Attends trainings and give a presentation to the staff about information obtained</li> <li>Attends required staff orientation, open houses and parent potlucks</li> <li>Educates students by planning and developing course of study according to curriculum guidelines; school district and state requirements.</li> <li>Maintains order in the classroom by counseling students with behavioral problems; consulting with other professionals where there appears to be evidence of learning disabilities, problems of social adjustment, or child abuse.</li> <li>Reports Abuse or Neglect as a mandated reporter</li> <li>Maintains safe, secure, and healthy educational environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.</li> <li>Keeps parents informed by maintaining records of academic performance, attendance, and social acclimation; reporting on all elements of student development at parent-teacher conferences, both regularly scheduled and as-needed.</li> <li>Updates job knowledge by attending meetings; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.</li> <li>Enhances school's reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Be age 19 or older</li> <li>Hold a CDA and at least three years full time experience OR a BA and at least one year experience</li> <li>Be able to communicate effectively with parents, other staff, and children</li> <li>Be able to assess children and report results to director and parents</li> <li>Be committed to conflict resolution work with other staff members</li> </ul>