The Willows Nursery School is looking for a qualified, joyful, and collaborative preschool teacher to join us on a temporary basis while one of our teachers is on maternity leave. This is a temporary position with the potential for continued part-time employment.
Hours: 8 AM -2 PM, Monday-Friday
Location: The Willows Nursery School, Willow Glen, San Jose, California
Anticipated Timeframe: Beginning of February- Early April 2020
Program Description: The Willows Nursery School is a place where children, parents, and teachers are invited to explore, formulate questions, take on challenges, and deepen understandings. Curriculum is planned with primary consideration given to the needs and interests of the children. We are child-centered in our approach and are inspired by the municipal preschools of Reggio Emilia, Italy. We use pedagogical documentation in an effort to make the children's thinking and work visible to the school community and beyond. We use documentation as the basis of reflection and planning for our emergent curriculum.
We are a mixed age program serving children between 3-5 years of age.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Have curiosity and a desire for life-long learning.
Be responsive to children's individual interests and ways of learning and exploring.
Accept specific roles and responsibilities assigned by the supervising teacher.
Required: 6+ units of Early Childhood Education or Child Development
Preferred: 12+ units of Early Childhood Education or Child Development and previous ECE experience
Application Procedures: We would love to hear from you! Interested applicants should respond with a short introduction and resume. Application review will begin immediately.
Established in 2012, The Willows is a little nursery school located in the heart of the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose, California. We are Reggio-inspired and offer play-based, half to full day programs for children from 2 years and 9 months to school age.