Note: This is a combined role with full benefits.
Position Overview (Monday-Friday, 11:30am-6:00pm)
Nueva seeks a dynamic pre-kindergarten Aide and After-care Lead Teacher who loves working with children, communicating with parents, and delivering student-centered curriculum. The ideal candidate has experience working with students, a warm and inviting demeanor, and a love of learning.
A Reggio-inspired program, our prekindergarten children are exposed to intellectual stimulation, while having opportunities to learn as young children learn best, through play and exploration. Using a constructivist approach, teachers provide opportunities for children to engage their own theories about the world rather than simply giving the answers. The prekindergarten aide will support the program by:
Since prekindergarten Aides spend much of the day with the students, they often mitigate the social and emotional situations that are an essential piece of each child's education. With the Head Teacher, Social Emotional Learning teacher, and administrators as resources, the prekindergarten Aide is expected to facilitate conflict resolution and offer individual support to students in need and to maintain clear and consistent communication with the Head Teacher around these interactions. Prekindergarten Aides become members of the Nueva community of educators, one defined by collaboration, inquiry, and excellent teaching.
After-care Teacher (3:30-6:00)
Nueva’s aftercare program, designed to meet the needs of the whole child, provides a safe, comfortable, and enriching space for students to participate in a wide range of activities including child-centered project work, indoor and outdoor games, and arts and crafts. After-care offerings align with and extend Nueva’s commitment to providing and experience that inspires passion for lifelong learning, fosters social and emotional acuity, and develops the imaginative mind. The aftercare teacher will:
Competitive salary and full benefits
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and the contact information and job title for at least three professional references.