Dream AcadeME is looking to fill a full-time teaching position for a private Kindergarten microschool! Since we were founded in 2016, we have partnered with families and local organizations to develop community-minded, environmentally conscious, and empowered youth through constructivism, STEAM, and nature-based education. As our world goes through rapid changes in 2020, we seek to support families and teachers in coming together to develop intimate learning communities where families and teachers are able to collaborate to provide the best possible learning environment for children.
If you are interested in learning more, and if you meet the professional qualifications listed below, please send us a cover letter and resume. Resumes sent without a cover letter will not be considered. Please specify in your cover letter how you see yourself as a fit for the position. We look forward to learning more about you!
Private Kindergarten microschool seeks a private teacher for the 2021 Spring Semester located in West Hollywood, CA. This teacher will be hired for 35-40 hours a week. The start date will be between January 4th-11th.
Looking for a teacher who will engage the student’s natural curiosities, nurture critical thinking, and help them develop a sense of community and social responsibility - through a teaching approach that is fundamentally hands-on and child-centered. Someone who can help to enable the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of each child. Prefer someone with early childhood teaching experience who is comfortable creating a curriculum based on children’s developmental capacities and needs.
COVID-19 considerations: Regular testing may be required.
If you are interested, please submit your resume, three references, and a cover letter specifying how your experience and education meet the qualifications above, and any additional relevant information about yourself.
Qualified candidates will be contacted by email to arrange an interview.
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Education or related field
K-12 or Elementary Teaching Credential
Minimum three years experience teaching (early childhood or lower elementary school)
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Curious about improving teaching practices through discovery and co-researching with children
Capable of taking initiative, experimenting, and being flexible
Maintain a neat, orderly, and welcoming classroom environment
Knowledgeable about progressive education, social constructivism, or Reggio Emilia philosophy
Passionate about ‘whole-child’ development
Experience with curriculum development and designing, socratic method, and project work
Able to thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, young school environment
Committed to reflection and life-long learning
Compensation commensurate with experience and education (between $35-$40/hour).
Paid Time Off
You will be working in-person in small group settings.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation commensurate with experience and education. PTO.
About Dream AcadeME Affiliate
Dream AcadeME is an alternative education program focusing on personalized education through micro-schools, homeschools, tutoring, after-school, and summer camp programs. Each Dream AcadeME micro-school, homeschool, and after-school program varies slightly to meet the needs of each family or community. Nonetheless, the essential elements of the Dream AcadeME approach are streamlined and implemented throughout. In addition to focusing on core content areas and learner-centered STEAM activities, a day at Dream AcadeME will include a mindfulness activity, social-emotional skill building lessons, and ample time outdoors to explore and learn in nature.
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