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Bilingual Preschool Assistant Teacher (Spanish/English)

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Resumo dos Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego
Contract / Freelance
Data de Início
1 de agosto de 2024
Educação
Diploma de Tecnólogo Requerido
Nível de Experiência
Recém formado
Salário
Pelo menos USD $38.000 / ano

Descrição

The Academy for Global Citizenship seeks exemplary assistant preschool teachers to assist the lead teacher in supporting students through a Reggio-Inspired early education dual language program with a IB PYP framework (International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme) This position is ideal for a passionate educator seeking a collaborative and open environment for whole-student learning..


Key Responsibilities:

  • Teaching: Assists the lead teacher in using various modes of teaching to accommodate different learning styles, creates small social learning groups for children to work collaboratively with each other and with adults. Instruction can encompass: daily life experiences, play and imagination, hands-on experiences in the school, in nature, civic experiences in the community, current events, technology, arts and more.
  • Instructional Strategies: Collaborates with the lead teacher in using many types of instructional strategies including teaching through inquiry, working to identify children’s own strategies for thinking and doing, and differentiating instruction; uses documentation and data to inform instruction
  • Professional Development: Participates in internal school professional development, participates in coaching cycle, attends early education conferences, has opportunities to share work in local and national conferences, stays abreast of latest pedagogical techniques and demonstrates an eagerness to learn new skills and share experiences with others
  • Performance Assessment: Assists the Lead Teacher in setting high and measurable goals for student achievement and evaluates student progress using summative and formative assessments; Assists in maintaining up to date and accurate records when it come assessment data, portfolio information, work samples and documentation; Assists in implementing IEPs/IFSPs for diverse learners and keeping confidential records
  • Community: Encourages the use of community resources, cooperates with families in welcoming them to our community, and maintains solid communication with all community members; Supports the Lead Teacher in a determined amount of home visits per school year and collaborates in socialization and family engagement events
  • Curriculum Development: Curriculum is developed with peers and in collaboration with children’s input through documentation. The assistant teacher works closely with the Lead Teacher and other colleagues, the IB PYP Coach, achieving the goals of the school and meets standards of the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (HSLOF)
  • Technology Integration: Incorporates technology across all disciplines as much as possible, where appropriate

We are looking for staff who...

  • Have a big heart to match a big brain
  • Are bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Believe in the benefits of bilingualism and biliteracy for all
  • Want their work to define best practice
  • Respect and thrive in a dynamic, changing, and growing environment
  • Know extraordinary things can happen when people work hard together
  • Want to participate in a laboratory for innovation in education
  • Are passionate about social and environmental justice

Working at AGC means...

  • Collaborating to build an innovative early childhood program that is IB, Dual Language, Reggio-inspired
  • Advocating for Reggio principles of a Strong Image of Children, the Hundred Languages theory, and a student profile qualities of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (PYP): inquirers, thinkers, communicators, risk takers, knowledgeable, principled, caring, open-minded, well-balanced, and reflective.
  • Being surrounded by thoughtful, inquisitive students and hard-working, like-minded colleagues
  • Thinking outside of the box to do what is best for our students
  • Gaining experience with interdisciplinary International Baccalaureate Units of Inquiry, balanced literacy, arts integration, and math
  • Having high academic expectations for every student in the school everyday
  • Getting your hands dirty in our school garden
  • Enjoying 100% organic, plant-rich, scratch-made meals prepared by our on-site chef
  • Working in an environmentally sustainable school culture

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years experience as an educator - Required
  • Bilingual and biliterate (English/Spanish) - Required
  • Have an associate or Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education (OR be enrolled in a program and can earn it within two years of hire OR have a state-awarded certificate or credential that meets or exceeds the national preschool CDA requirements) - Required
  • Familiarity with the Reggio Emilia Approach - Ideal
  • Familiarity with IB program - Ideal
  • Familiarity with inquiry-based teaching and Responsive Classroom
  • Believer in culturally relevant teaching
  • Strong leadership, initiative, communication skills and personal drive
  • Ability to maintain a safe, orderly environment

Technical Skills

Candidates must regularly conduct data entry and operate word-processing systems and therefore must be able to produce and transmit data.

Physical Requirements

Candidates must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and are frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Education Requirements:

  • Candidates must have an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or 60 college credit hours with a minimum of 15 credit hours in early childhood or child development; at least one year of experience in an early learning setting preferred.
  • Experience in ELL instruction (ideal)
  • Familiarity with Headstart programs (ideal)
  • Familiarity with the Reggio Emilia Approach (ideal)
  • Familiarity with inquiry-based teaching and Responsive Classroom (ideal)

Compensation:

Competitive salary based on experience and level of education. Full benefits, free breakfast and lunch, wellness fund, and professional development funds offered.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, or disability.

The Academy for Global Citizenship seeks exemplary assistant preschool teachers to assist the lead teacher in supporting students through a Reggio-Inspired early education dual language program with a IB PYP framework…

Benefícios

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Bilingual and biliterate (English/Spanish) - Required

Bilingual and biliterate (English/Spanish) - Required

Localização

Presencial
4942 W 44th St, Chicago, IL 60638, USA

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