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Long Term Substitute/ Assistant Teacher in Preschool
Rainbow Community School’s mission is to develop accomplished, confident, and creative learners who are prepared to be compassionate leaders in building a socially just, spiritually connected, and environmentally sustainable world.
We are unique with our Seven Domains model. We teach using the natural, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, physical and creative domains.
Rainbow Community School is seeking a Substitute Assistant Teacher for Preschool (4-5 year olds) to begin immediately and work full time until February 2023.
RCS Preschool Assistant Teachers are responsible for assisting the team in implementing engaging and multi-sensory learning experiences for the students in the classroom community. The Assistant Teacher works closely with the team to create a nurturing support system, aimed at providing each child with the greatest opportunity for physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. In addition, they bring in best practices from a variety of approaches to create our holistic model. The Assistant Teacher will also work collaboratively to run the PK after school program and design and implement fun, hands-on experiences for small groups in the afternoons.
Requirements and Qualifications
- Associates or Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field is preferred
- Prior experience teaching in preschool setting
- A passion for working with young 4-5 year olds in the education field.
- Clear, consistent and respectful communicator
- Self starter, takes initiative
- Interest/Experience in facilitating Reggio Emilia/Montessori/Waldorf pedagogies
- Excellent collaborator, team player
- Upstanding ethics and integrity
- Commitment to personal and professional growth
- Pass state-enforced background check
- Current CPR & First Aid certification
- Current Medical Report & TB test
Salary Range: $17.70 per hour as a 1099 Independent Contracted employee. RCS will also pay for candidate to obtain NC Background Check, and CPR/First Aid as applicable.
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Rainbow Community School is a nonprofit institution that does not discriminate in admissions or hiring practices. We welcome students and staff of any race, creed, ethnic origin, or lifestyle.