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Kindergarten Lead Teacher
Clark Fork School is looking for a fabulous Kindergarten teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. We are looking for someone with a deep understanding of place and play-based curriculum who can help create a year full of magic for our Kindergarten aged students. Employment contract begins asap and runs through June 10th, 2020.
a. BA in education and/or equivalent experience required. Preference will be given to applicants with a degree and experience in early childhood or experiential education.
b. Must have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well to children, and be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with Clark Fork School’s program and policy.
c. Must undergo a background check and be approved by Child Care Licensing.
Hours: Primarily 8:30am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday (8:30-4:35 on Tuesdays), or as needed to fulfill job description. Must be available for all hours.
• Facilitate student intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth.
• Create and implement a place-based and academically challenging instructional program, including Forest Fridays.
• Create a safe and positive learning environment.
• Understand and implement appropriate assessment strategies.
• Involve students in meaningful and safe swimming and skiing programs.
• Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with colleagues, parents/guardians, and the community to support learning, positive social-emotional growth, and well-being.
• Model a sense of wonder and teach environmentally sensitive behaviors.
• Demonstrate a passion for nature and place- based education.
Physical Demands: The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by the educator to successfully perform the essential functions of the job: Standing for long periods of time, walking, hiking, reaching, bending, kneeling, stooping, squatting, talking, hearing, visual acuity, significant time spent outdoors in all temperatures, lifting up to 60 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Compensation: $25,500-$37,095, DOE.
Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. https://www.clarkforkschool.org/
Kids’ Niche Lead Teachers and Assistants
Clark Fork School's nature-based after-school program is looking for energetic, part-time teacher to work with our Kindergarten-5th grade students after school.
Lead teachers: All times dependent on student numbers.
M, T, F = 2:45-6 + 5 hours planning
W = 1:30-6
R = 1:45-6
Assistants: All times dependent on student numbers.
M, T, F = 2:45-6
W = 1:30-6
R = 1:45-6
Assistants will usually, though not always, leave at or before 5:30pm.
Lead teachers: Bachelor’s degree in education or related field, or two years experience in a licensed childcare setting. Background in nature education strongly preferred. Respect for nature, a love for children, and a caring demeanor is a must!
Assistants: High school diploma. Experience in outdoor or early childhood education preferred. Respect for nature, a love for children, and a caring demeanor is a must!
Plan and implement a place-based, developmentally-appropriate, and student-centered curriculum.
Model and teach environmentally sensitive behaviors.
Foster a sense of wonder for community and the outside world.
Maintain consistency across all programs.
Supervise, mentor and collaborate with assistant.
Demonstrate a passion for nature and place-based education.
Ensure the classroom dynamic promotes healthy student develop and a deep sense of wonder.
Assist the lead teacher in activity prep, clean-up, and the teaching of the day’s theme.
Assist lead teacher in playground and classroom supervision, using positive guidance and various instructional techniques.
Both Leads and Assistants:
Demonstrate a passion for place-based education.
Build collaborative relationships with co-workers, students, and all members of the CFS community.
Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to work with all age groups.
Demonstrate passion and excitement for education.
Genuinely listen to students and react with care and compassion.
Physical Demands: The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by the educator to successfully perform the essential functions of the job: Standing for long periods of time, walking, hiking, reaching, bending, kneeling, stooping, squatting, talking, hearing, visual acuity, significant time spent outdoors in all weather conditions, lifting up to 60 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lead: $12.00-$12.50 DOE
Assistants: $10.00-$10.50 DOE
To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Please specify if you would like to be considered for a Lead or Assistant position. No phone calls please.
We are hiring substitute teachers to help with our academic and after-school programs for students aged 2 years old through 5th grade. We use a place-based curriculum to integrate learning with community and spend a lot of time outside! Most subbing assignments are for partial-days, making this a great opportunity for someone looking for part-time work!
Degree in education, child development, or related field and/or experience working with children preferred. High school diploma required.