Teacher for 3 year old class

Episcopal School of Nashville
Nashville, TN United States

Episcopal School of Nashville is seeking an exceptional 3K Lead Teacher for the 2024-2025 academic school year. The 3K class will serve approximately 12 students who will be 3 years old by August 15. Episcopal School of Nashville is committed to an inclusive program, and candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will be an experienced early childhood educator, with a Reggio-inspired background, capable of meeting each child’s needs and possessing a desire to help the School grow to full enrollment. The position is full-time and offers generous benefits and competitive pay.

The ideal candidate is a thoughtful listener, who is able to effectively motivate and teach Pre-Kindergarten-age students with diverse learning needs and abilities. An ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students, colleagues, and families, both orally and in writing, is essential. Professionalism, a positive outlook, a good sense of humor, and a student-centered approach are highly valued. We seek a colleague who enjoys being part of a highly collaborative team, with a commitment to interdisciplinary projects and innovative pedagogy.

Episcopal School’s Early Childhood team fosters a learning environment centered on play, innovation, creativity and personal attention. Teachers and assistants work as a close-knit team to support each other and collaborate on curriculum development to ensure appropriate vertical alignment and consistency.

Located at the Historic Ross Elementary Building in East Nashville, Episcopal School of Nashville is a diverse urban independent school, and is dedicated to nurturing the joy of learning and the spirit of discovery in each of its students. Caring, committed faculty members, in partnership with parents, serve as role models, mentors, and guides. Episcopal School continually strives for an academically talented and ethnically diverse student body and seeks the same in its faculty.

A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Early Childhood Education. Experience in play-based curriculum development, at least three years of full-time Early Childhood teaching experience, and a master’s degree are preferred. Comfort and familiarity with the use of relevant technology to enhance learning are also essential.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest to Early Childhood Division Lead, Katie Donald, at katie.donald@esnashville.org.

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