Broadview Cooperative Preschool Teacher Position

Preschool Teacher Opening at Broadview Co-op Preschool 

Broadview Co-op Preschool seeks a nurturing, motivated, and creative teacher to join our cooperative preschool community to lead our 3 to 5 year age class.   

Application deadline:  May 26, 2020. 

Position available to start September 2, 2020. 

Schedule:

  • The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 3 p.m. 
  • Additional hours include setup, breakdown, monthly evening meetings
  • Nine work months per year
  • Follows Seattle Public School calendar for holidays.

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Prior experience teaching preschool, experience in co-op is preferred 
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor degree preferred 
  • Compassionate, community-oriented teacher 
  • Comfortable working with children and parents in a cooperative classroom setting 
  • Ability to build rapport with children in a positive and patient manner.
  • Promotes positive social skills, emotional growth, and anti-bias curriculum strong commitment and intentions to develop and promote positive communication and relationships with families and fellow teachers. 
  • Has a strong commitment to promoting positive communication and relationships with families and fellow teachers

We offer: 

  • A competitive salary that covers attendance at parent, board, and other school meetings  
  • A large open classroom with a wonderful inventory of supplies and equipment 
  • Small class ratio 1:5 (with working parents in classroom) 
  • Opportunities for professional development 
  • A great location in Seattle’s Broadview neighborhood, just off Greenwood Ave. N.

Position Specifics: 

The teacher works closely with children and their parents in the classroom.  The teacher provides appropriate lessons and activities in an environment for children to grow emotionally, intellectually, socially, and physically.  

The teacher provides parents with direction and serves as a model for working with young children. Broadview Co-op Preschool is affiliated with North Seattle College (NSC). NSC provides a Parent Education Instructor for the class and parenting information to co-op parents.  

Duties include: 

  • Plan and implement a developmentally-appropriate curriculum that includes a variety of first-hand experiences to enhance and encourage child development, all in a predictable but flexible schedule that allows for a balance of active and quiet play.  
  • Share and communicate curriculum with parents on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis via email, in person, and in newsletter/blog.  Orient parents to the role of assistant teacher.  Supervise parents in the daily operation of the classroom. 
  • Collaborate with other Broadview Preschool Teacher to create a curriculum that enables children to build skills and experiences from year to year as they move through Broadview’s 3- or 4-year program. 
  • Collaborate with the Broadview All School Board (ASB) to promote a healthy, highly functioning, thriving community and co-op that enhances the lives of all participants.  
  • Manage materials and resources for the children’s activities and make recommendations to the board for purchasing equipment and supplies for the school. 
  • Work and consult with the North Seattle College (NSC) Parent Education Instructor to operate a high-quality, child-centered program. 
  • Serve as a team member, along with the Instructor and child’s parent, to develop individual goals for the child. 
  • Lead beginning-of-year school visits to orient each child and parent. 
  • Attend monthly board and parent meetings (which usually occur in the evenings). 
  • Participate in school events (usually 4-5 each year). 
  • Attend to light administrative duties, including writing teacher evaluations for children applying to other schools. 
  • Develop a yearly professional development plan to share with the Parent Education instructor and the All School Board.  Attend workshops, classes, and/or observe in other programs to increase teaching skills. 
  • Oversees compliance with the Health and Safety Guidelines as indicated in the Risk Management Manual. 
  • Submit to ADA requirements, including being able to lift and carry 35-60 lbs. 
  • CPR & First Aid Certified or receive NSC Certification via the college’s CPR/First Aid class. 
  • Pass Washington State background check. 

How to apply: 

To apply, please email the following to our Hiring Committee at broadviewteacherhire@gmail.com

  • Cover letter 
  • Resume 
  • The names and phone numbers of three professional references 

For more information: 

For more information about Broadview Co-op Preschool school, please visit us online at https://broadviewcooppreschool.com/ and at our preschool’s blog at https://www.facebook.com/broadviewcooppreschool/

Broadview Cooperative Preschool Teacher Position

Broadview Cooperative Preschool is looking for a caring, creative and enthusiastic teacher who is passionate about cooperative education to lead our 3-5s and PreK classes!

We have indoor and outdoor classroom spaces and we also offer Toddlers and Pre3s classes that culminate in our 3-5s and PreK classes.

We believe that kids learn best during the act of playing freely; Real, unstructured, freely chosen play.

Our North Seattle location has afforded us with exceptional field trip opportunities to Carkeek park and Ida Culver Broadview (an independent and assisted living community).

We trust and empower our kids with the ability to make sense of the world, while learning about themselves, their friends, and the adults working alongside them.

As a cooperative school, our teachers’ role is dual as they provide an environment for children to grow emotionally, intellectually, socially, and physically while also providing the parents with direction and serving as a model for working with young children.

Please review our complete job description:

Broadview Co-op Teacher Job Description 2019.doc

How to apply

To apply, please email us at broadviewcooppreschool@gmail.com the following by December 15th to be considered.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Sample lesson plan for one week of preschool instruction for a 3 to 5 year old class 
  • The names and phone numbers of three professional references

Apply today! Come play with us!

Woodland Park Cooperative Preschool Teacher Positions

Woodland Park Cooperative Preschool is looking for caring, creative and enthusiastic teachers who are passionate about cooperative education to lead our three preschool classes. We have indoor and outdoor classroom spaces, and also offer a Kindergarten program and summer camps. We believe that kids learn best during the act of playing freely; Real, unstructured, freely chosen play. We trust and empower our kids with the ability to make sense of the world, while learning about themselves, their friends, and the adults working alongside them. As a cooperative school, our teachers’ role is dual as they provide an environment for children to grow emotionally, intellectually, socially, and physically while also providing the parents with direction and serving as a model for working with young children. 

Schedule

2s Class: Tuesday & Friday from 9:30 am – 11:30 am, plus setup, breakdown, and planning time. 

3s Class: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, plus setup, breakdown, and planning time. 

4s Class: Monday – Thursday from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, plus setup, breakdown, and planning time. 

You are welcome to apply to teach a single class, or more than one.

Responsibilities

  • Teach approximately 20 students, collaborate with parent teachers to follow the children’s interests, lead age-appropriate “circle time” activities, set up stations and activities, and clean up the classroom.
  • Model for parents and encourage their participation as assistant teachers.
  • Attend one evening All School Board meeting, and one evening Parent Education meeting per class taught per month.
  • Collaborate with other teachers to provide children with a developmentally appropriate program that follows NAEYC standards, and meets their emotional and physical demands. 
  • Coordinate with other Teachers to select curriculum/classroom supplies.   

Qualifications

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education, related fields or equivalent combination of education and experience teaching preschool age children. 
  • Experience in a co-op setting preferred. 
  • Ability to develop age-appropriate curriculum and activities for children through play-based learning. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with both children and adults.
  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to the collaborative nature of a cooperative school. 
  • Ability and comfort to move frequently between different physical classroom stations (kitchen, play areas, circle time, etc.) and positioning self to interact with children in these areas. 
  • First Aid and CPR certifications, or ability to obtain prior to start date.

Benefits

  • Salary based on experience; paid sick days and holidays.
  • 9 work months per year; option to work during the summer months.
  • Follow the Seattle Public School calendar for holidays.
  • Opportunity for professional development via classes/seminars paid for by the Cooperative Preschool.
  • Opportunity to work with and get support from consulting Parent Educators from North Seattle College.
  • Supportive and enthusiastic All School Board.

To Apply

Email the following to WoodlandParkCoopRecruiting@gmail.com:

  • Cover letter. Indicate which teaching position(s) you are applying for. 
  • A statement of educational philosophy.
  • Resume.
  • Three professional/applicable references (name/email/phone).

Priority deadline: October 15, 2019; applications accepted until position is filled

Woodland Park Cooperative School is affiliated with the North Seattle College cooperative preschool system and follows EOE guidelines.

Woodland Park Cooperative School Part-Time Teacher Position – Filled

This position has been filled
Thank you for your submissions.

Woodland Park Cooperative Preschool is seeking a part-time teacher to co-teach preschool classes two to three mornings per week beginning in the fall of 2019. During the 2019-2020 school year, the teacher will work under the mentorship of our senior teacher, with the hope that the teacher will take over one of three preschool classes for the 2020-2021 school year. As a cooperative school, the teacher’s role is dual as they will provide an environment for children to grow emotionally, intellectually, socially, and physically through progressive, play-based curriculum while also providing the parents with direction and serving as a model for working with young children.

Schedule

Two to three days per week: Friday mornings plus one or two other days TBD; working 4.5 to 5 hours in the classroom and about 2 hours set up and clean up time per week, and 4 hours of evening meetings per month.

Responsibilities

  • Co-teach two to three classes per week.
  • Work with co-teacher to set up and clean up classroom.
  • Teach independently when co-teacher is absent, both on regular work days and other days as possible whenarranged in advance.
  • Attend 2 evening meetings per month (All School Board and Parent Education meetings)
  • Provide children with a developmentally appropriate program that follows NAEYC standards, and meets their emotional and physical demands.
  • Model for parents and encourage their skill levels by guiding their participation as assistant teachers.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education, related fields or equivalent combination of education and experience teaching preschool age children. Experience in a co-op setting preferred.
  • Ability to develop age-appropriate curriculum and activities for children through play-based learning.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with both children and adults.
  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to the collaborative nature of a cooperative school.
  • Ability and comfort in frequently moving between different physical classroom stations (kitchen, play areas, circle time, etc.) and positioning self to interact with children in these areas.
  • First Aid and CPR certifications, or ability to obtain certification if hired.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary.
  • Paid sick days and holidays.
  • 9 work months per year.
  • Follow the Seattle Public School calendar for holidays.
  • Opportunity to work with and get support from consulting Parent Educators from North Seattle College.
  • Supportive and enthusiastic All School Board.
  • Opportunity to learn in depth from a highly experienced teacher while working side by side.

To Apply

Email the following to ​WoodlandParkCoopRecruiting@gmail.com​:

  • Cover letter and resume.
  • Three professional/applicable references (name/email/phone)
  • A statement of educational philosophy.

Priority deadline: August 11, 2019​; applications accepted until position is filled​.Woodland Park Cooperative School is affiliated with the North Seattle College cooperative preschool system and follows EOE guidelines.

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