Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 12:29 AM
Do you aspire to make a difference in the lives of children? Does the idea of welcoming children and families to a brand new school excite you? Do you have what it takes to become one of our founding team members and to help build a foundation for success years to come? At Endeavor Schools, we are passionate about unleashing individual potential, so the children we serve thrive! Endeavor Schools is a growing family of private schools committed to creating better education for a better world. Through optimal teaching and learning environments, we seek to engage families and team members to surface their hopes and dreams for education, and provide our schools with the tools and resources to transform those ideas into reality. As part of the Endeavor Schools Family, Carpe Diem Private Preschools believe that where a child learns has a direct impact on how well a child learns. At Carpe Diem, we help children learn how to learn. Our curriculum emerges from the child's interest and through experiential learning. Our beautiful new Carpe Diem campus in Cedar Park is currently seeking talented, passionate Teachers and Assistant Teachers to join our team to work with the following age groups: Infants (6 weeks to 12 months), Toddler (12 months to 30 months), Preschool (30 months to 3 years old) and PreK (4 - 5 years old). Dispositions: An enthusiastic collaborator and team player who is dependable, friendly, curious, inquisitive, enthusiastic, organized, creative, delights in children, desires and pursues personal growth, friendly, acts to upgrade own professional knowledge and skills, exercises patience, common sense, and good humor to thrive within the pressures, competing priorities and demands of classroom leadership. Skills: Ability to build relationships with families and team members to create a dynamic environment where play and learning happens; leadership; knowledge of child development;; knowledge of or desire to learn positive guidance strategies; creativity; strong written and oral communication; teaching; ability to attractively display children's work; strong active listening skills; problem solving and stress management skills; aware of and able to communicate the value of play for cognitive, emotional, social, physical, and overall personal success. Job responsibilities include: Using developmentally appropriate teaching practices and in line with the policies and procedures of Carpe Diem, lead care, instruction and projects in the classroom. Make children's learning visible to the school community and to the children themselves through documentation panels. Provide communication and conduct parent conferences to make parents aware of individual care issues relating to their child, to inform them of key relationships, learning interests, projects and growth and to celebrate children's work (physical, social, practical, emotional, spiritual and cognitive). Work collaboratively with all staff and parents in the school to strive to provide our children with a beautiful childhood and optimal development. Gear the program to the needs of individual children with concern for their interests, special talents, limitations, and individual style and pace of learning. Learn and utilize positive guidance techniques. Ensure that the classroom and outdoor learning environments are well resourced, clean and well organized. Comply with all licensing requirements and school safety and security procedures. Help children become aware of their roles as integral members of a group. Attend all staff meetings and special events as required. Participate in recommended and required training and other aspects of professional development, such as membership and participation in professional early childhood education organizations. Job requirements include: Degree in early childhood education or similar. Experience working in a licensed childcare center. Highly professional and dependable. Must be able to pass a criminal background check Why work for us? Because we truly care about our people! The opportunity to support the growth of our students and team members is what gets us out of bed in the morning. We share a passion for life-long learning and make it our mission to help others develop into their full potential! In addition to an engaging and dynamic work environment that promotes professional development and self-growth, we offer a lot of perks too: medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) retirement savings plan, short-term disability, life insurance, flexible paid time off, education scholarships, and faculty tuition discounts. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a workplace free of harassment and discrimination. At Endeavor Schools, we strive to inspire and draw out the best in each other by celebrating our differences. All aspects of consideration for employment with Endeavor Schools are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.
• Location: Austin, Cedar Park
• Post ID: 29012852 austin