Little Seeds Academy is a dual-language immersion preschool in Taipei, Taiwan. We run a full-day program using a progressive storytelling approach for English language development in preschool-aged children. Our curriculum develops language and communication skills in the form of storytelling with a rich mix of art, fantasy play, and open-ended creative experiences.
We are looking for like-minded early childhood educators to join us for the 2018-2019 school year with a start date in July 2018. We offer a professional work environment that is organized but flexible to accommodate the interests of the children.
The lead teacher will partner with a Taiwanese co-teacher in a mixed aged classroom with children age 2.5 - 4 years old. The classroom will have a maximum of 15 children with 2 teachers and a shared teaching assistant. The lead teacher will be responsible for creating a positive learning environment in a collaborative teaching effort with support from responsive school owners.
Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of all children
Superb classroom management abilities with firm, but non-negative methods
Establish and maintain a positive learning environment, including the modeling of positive, prosocial behavior
Establish and maintain trusting and warm relationships with each child in the classroom
Maintain a positive, professional working environment with all other teachers
Observe and document children to be incorporated into flexible weekly lesson plans.
Conduct authentic, formative assessments of children based on our educational goals for our children.
Effective and practical problem-solving abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
Location: Xinyi District of Taipei City, Taiwan
Full-time hours, Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
12-month contract with fixed monthly salary
Year-end incentive cash bonus based on teacher evaluations
5 days’ paid vacation days along with paid national public holidays; more vacation days offered in subsequent school years
Taiwan's National Health Insurance sponsorship
Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) sponsorship
Work permit sponsorship
Annual leave permitted
Experience & education requirements:
Possess ethical clarity and strong sense of character
University bachelor’s degree (education degree preferred)
Teaching license/degree or child development credential preferred
At least 2-3 years of classroom teaching experience in a preschool or kindergarten (children ages 2-6).
Additional Salary Information: Fixed monthly salary for a 12-month employment agreement. Salary negotiable and dependent upon background and experience.
Little Seeds Academy is a dual-language immersion, alternative preschool located in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. It was founded by an American couple from New York City. Our mission is to create a place where young children feel safe to learn from mistakes, learn how to think and reason, and explore the world around them. We follow a social constructivist philosophy and use an inquiry-based lea...rning approach. Our curriculum educates the whole child while also focusing on building phonological awareness and language acquisition through storytelling, music, making, and fantasy play.
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