Early Childhood Co-Teacher
Wheeling Country Day School is seeking an experienced co-teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. This individual must be highly collaborative, a skilled communicator, and have an understanding of child development within a constructivist/progressive philosophy. In particular, an understanding of inquiry-based teaching and the Reggio-Emilia philosophy are valued among our teaching team. Our faculty is collaborative and innovative and we seek candidates to complement the strengths of our program and to add his or her own expertise and background to provide excellent educational opportunities for our students. We are a vibrant professional learning community for children, parents and teachers. Teachers receive regular support from colleagues and administrators. Regular professional development opportunities are provided and encouraged.
We are seeking qualified applicants with a degree in Elementary or Early Childhood Education (Masters level preferred), classroom experience, the ability to work well with parents and colleagues, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and who value a whole-child approach to teaching and learning. Enthusiasm about our school’s mission is vital.
Wheeling Country Day School introduces children to the joys of learning by providing a comfortable and safe place to learn, grow, and develop values that support future academic achievement. Our independent elementary school is a student centered, active, family-oriented environment in which children are encouraged to take risks and develop confidence and pride in their ability to learn. EOE. Send resume and cover letter describing educational philosophy to: Elizabeth Hofreuter, Wheeling Country Day School, 8 Park Road, Wheeling WV 26003 E-mail: email@example.com