EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

2019 Summer Coyote Camp Lead or Assistant Teacher

Part-Time, Temporary Position

Parks Plus Creation seeks an active and energetic Preschool Teacher for our Summer Coyote Camp, for children ages 3-6 years old. Part-time hours are 8:30am-2:30pm, M-F.

Parks Plus Creation Coyote Camps are all about discovery and following the interests of the children; we draw from Reggio Emilia philosophy and Forest Kindergarten approach. Each day we provide open-ended materials to further our play, such as digging tools, magnifying glasses, drawing, painting and sculpting materials, books, songs, games and more! Though, the primary focus of Coyote Camp is to play and explore nature. Each day is a new adventure and provides opportunity to build new relationships and make new discoveries together.

 

Position Description

The Assistant Teacher and Lead Teacher work side by side to develop and execute outdoor curriculum with preschool-age children. All teachers are expected to support children 2-6 years old in daily activities. This includes facilitating play, managing children's safety, singing, hiking, art projects, outdoor explorations and getting dirty!

 

Lead Teacher positions are based on prior experience and leadership skills.

Position Requirements

  • Enjoy spending time outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Comfortable sitting on the ground and getting dirty

  • A nurturing, fun, loving, energetic and creative attitude is essential

  • 6 units in child development/ECE classes and/or experience working with 2-6 year old children

  • Strong decision making ability

  • Great attention to detail

  • Flexible, cooperative, attentive and kind

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with children and adults

  • CPR & First Aid Certification

  • Negative TB test results

  • Live Scan or Trust Line background check clearance

 

Compensation

Competitive. DOE.

Click "Apply" below to email cover letter and resumé to: parksplushiring@gmail.com

Full-Time Preschool Teacher

Starting September 2019

Parks Plus Creation seeks an active and energetic Preschool Teacher for the school year, beginning no later than September 4th, 2019 through June 5th, 2020 with possibility to extend into the summer months (summer camp) and following school year.

We are a fairly new program (founded in 2013) looking for someone who is enthusiastic and interested in a unique start-up opportunity to join our small team of educators. Ideal candidates will have knowledge and background in Child and Adolescent Development, Environmental Studies, Outdoor Education or comparable fields.

 

Job Description:

We are looking for a Full Time (37.5-40 hours/week) Assistant Teacher who can work side by side with Lead Teacher to develop and execute outdoor curriculum in line with our Forest Kindergarten and Reggio Emilia approach with preschool aged children. Our programs run M-F, work hours from 8:30am-5:00pm, in the Presidio, Golden Gate Park and at our office in the Inner Richmond neighborhood.

Qualifications:

  • Enjoy spending time outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Comfortable sitting on the ground and getting dirty

  • Maintains a nurturing, fun, loving, energetic and creative attitude

  • Plays and understands the power of play

  • Interest in pursuing personal growth and education in child development or related fields

  • Flexible, cooperative, attentive and kind

  • Physically fit, able to crouch, dig, climb, hike, and carry up to 40lbs

  • Has reliable transportation

  • 6 units in child development/ECE classes and/or 1-2 years experience working with 2-6 year old children

  • CPR & First Aid Certification

  • Negative TB test results

  • LiveScan/Trust Line Fingerprint Criminal Background Clearance

Compensation:

Competitive. DOE. Benefits include: health and dental insurance, 2 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays, paid professional development workshops and opportunity to be part of a movement connecting children to nature, and to grow with our unique preschool program!

Click "Apply" to email a cover letter and resumé to: parksplushiring@gmail.com

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