Work with team to plan, supervise, and implement developmentally appropriate experiences for the class according to the principles and philosophy of the school
Create a learning environment that provides for emotional, cognitive, social, and physical growth in children
Create a developmental portfolio for children
Communicate regularly with parents through daily interactions, newsletters, conferences, and emails
BA or equivalent in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Development or any related-field, preferred
Fully-qualified by California State Licensing regulations as an infant/toddler or preschool teacher
Familiarity with emergent practices, play-based, child-centered environments, shared learning, scaffolding, the Reggio Emilia approach and the works of Magda Gerber (RIE)
Ability to change diapers and lift children up to 25 lbs.
Experience observing and documenting children’s development
Ability to work effectively with colleagues and parents in a cooperative environment
Possess strong and effective communication skills with children, staff, and parents
Interest in new developments in the early childhood field
Good organizational, writing and technology skills (e.g. sending out emails, familiarity with MS Office)
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include 100% employer-paid health, dental and vision insurances. Generous PTO plan, education reimbursement and retirement account. Salary commensurate with experience and education.
About Children's Center of the Stanford Community
The Children's Center of the Stanford Community (CCSC)—one of the largest parent cooperatives in the state of California—currently serves more than 125 families of Stanford University faculty, staff, and students. CCSC has nine classrooms and offers part- and full-time early childhood learning programs for children from 8 weeks to five years old. Accredited by the NAEYC, the play-based educational philosophy of the Center is grounded in the belief that children are competent, curious, and resourceful learners. Founded by Stanford graduate students in 1969, CCSC is the only nonprofit, cooperative childcare Center on the Stanford University campus.
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