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Lead Teacher Plus, Extended Day

Lead Teacher Plus, Extended Day

School: The Children's School
Available Position: Teacher

The Children’s School (TCS) seeks an experienced full-time Lead Teacher Plus, Extended Day to start immediately. This position is benefits eligible.

The Children’s School’s community and curriculum intentionally reflect the world in which we live. In fact, our community is one of the most diverse among all of Atlanta’s and the nation’s independent schools. Our commitment to inclusion creates an environment where children and adults are free to be their authentic selves.

Our age 3 – grade 8 students experience challenging academics embedded in a nurturing environment. Our innovative curriculum uses immersive play- and project-based learning to engage students, connect them to the community around them, and encourage them to make a positive impact on our ever-changing world.

This position serves as a daily in-house substitute teacher for the day program, as well as a daily Extended Day Teacher, working a total of 40 hours weekly.

The Discovery Extended Day and Summer Learning Program (EDSL) at TCS is a place for children from all backgrounds to play, socialize, learn and grow. The Lead Teacher Plus is responsible for the supervision and management of their Extended Day classroom while supporting goals and outcomes. Working with EDSL administration, the Lead Teacher plans and carries out daily activities, evaluates the effectiveness of the program and activities, ensures the safety and physical well-being of the children, follows and creates engaging curriculum, maintains communications with parents, updates website with up-to-date snapshots of classroom activities, and contributes to the effective operation of the overall child care program.

Basic Qualifications - starts at $14.50/hour:

High School degree and/or current college student
Applicable experience working with children age 3-4 and first grade
Be child centered
Possess the following characteristics:
Contagious optimism and enthusiasm
Honesty and Integrity
Collaboration-mindedness, empathy, self-awareness and reflection
Intrinsic motivation, initiative and high standards
Adaptation, resilience, iterative mindset and willingness to take risks, fail and recover
Critical thinking, inquisitiveness, boundless curiosity and enthusiasm
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Comfort in the use of digital technology and media

Preferred Qualifications - $17.75 to $18.00/hour:

Associate’s degree or two years college equivalency
Three (3) years of experience teaching children in a classroom setting
Passion for and experience in the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion
The Children's School is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

We believe that in order for children to fully, sensitively and effectively engage in their communities, they must possess strong local, cultural and global competence. To that end, we learn from and enrich ourselves with multiple perspectives and welcome people of any country of origin, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender expression, gender identity, physical appearance, race, religious choice, family structure, sex, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.

Compensation commensurate with experience. We welcome all persons to apply through our Careers website:

Contact name: Hayley Lovitt
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