The Growing Place Maine Park in Santa Monica, seeks a full time Infant Teacher. We welcome applicants that find delight in being with very young children, and can appreciate the tempo and joy that infants and toddlers share and has knowledge of child development.
Care and learning for 12 children, 3 months - 2 years among a team of 6 staff members
Develop meaningful relationships and create authentic learning experiences with young children and their families
Document children’s ideas and learning
Collaborate with colleagues to provide best practices
B.A. in related field
2 years minimum experience working with very young children in quality program
Available for full-time, year round employment
Enjoys and applies professional development
Knowledge of RIE Principles (preferred)
Additional Salary Information: Pay is based on education and experience - general range is between $20 - $25/hour Full-time employee is eligible for health care, and 403b retirement plan
Professional development opportunities
For over 26 years, The Growing Place has sustained a unique learning community for children, their families and teachers. We are a full day, year round, NAEYC accredited early childhood education program for working parents. Our socio constructivist curriculum is based on relationships and we are inspired by the schools in Reggio Emilia. We invite children and teachers to advocate for their right ...to think critically and question the learning process. The Growing Place has two sites in Santa Monica.